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Table 9_1_6-2d

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 9_1_6.2d
Adults with obesity who spend half an hour or more in moderate or vigorous physical activity at least three times a week, by education,a United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 46.40.940.51.745.81.449.41.3
65 and over37.
RaceWhite, single race45.
Black, single race50.11.843.93.650.32.853.02.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races46.
Non-Hispanic, White46.
Non-Hispanic, Black49.81.844.23.649.42.753.02.9
Hispanic, all races43.71.840.52.744.63.448.74.4
Family incomebNegative/poor40.61.838.22.640.
Near poor/low41.01.834.52.843.52.844.93.3
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed50.
Not employed39.81.537.02.738.82.744.12.8
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private49.
Public only39.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only33.63.331.24.934.15.3DSUDSU
Medicare and private42.42.8DSUDSU35.84.552.94.8
Medicare and other public21.83.417.13.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan46.
  Large central metro45.61.542.22.744.42.447.92.4
  Large fringe metro50.01.842.74.550.
  Medium metro46.
  Small metro39.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish47.20.942.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good49.
Activity limitationscBasic activities29.71.725.82.929.22.733.33.0
Complex activities26.
Neither basic nor complex activities50.
U.S. bornYes46.60.940.

a Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_6-2d: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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