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2011 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_1.2a
Adult current smokers with a checkup in the past year who received advice in the last 12 months to quit smoking,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.51.365.11.458.62.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor66.22.667.33.463.24.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low60.52.663.
EducationcLess than high school62.72.562.72.956.34.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate63.22.364.72.652.64.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college66.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed61.01.761.21.956.33.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed68.52.870.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private62.
Public only69.32.773.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan65.01.466.01.559.12.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro59.72.861.23.659.74.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro70.72.572.02.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro64.
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish64.91.365.51.559.02.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good62.51.463.11.657.53.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities73.
Complex activities77.
Neither basic nor complex activities62.61.462.81.658.43.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes64.91.365.51.458.52.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population using three age groups: 18-44, 45-64, and 65 and over.

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. 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.

d. 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: T9_1_1_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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