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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_6.1_2c
Adults with obesity who did not spend half an hour or more in moderate or vigorous physical activity at least three times a week,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over63.91.975.93.971.33.459.93.857.13.9
RaceWhite, single race53.
Black, single race52.91.759.82.957.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races52.
  Non-Hispanic, White51.61.353.
  Non-Hispanic, Black53.01.760.
Hispanic, all races58.
EducationcLess than high school59.
High school graduate53.91.458.83.360.62.751.12.749.42.9
At least some college49.61.350.63.655.43.350.
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed48.
Not employed59.51.961.12.764.
Health insurance, ages 18-64Any private49.51.348.44.754.42.750.
Public only58.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only65.53.4DSUDSU76.64.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and private59.82.7DSUDSUDSUDSU57.
Medicare and other public77.45.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan53.
  Large central metro53.01.761.13.755.
  Large fringe metro52.11.755.
  Medium metro56.82.363.34.668.13.353.12.951.03.6
  Small metro51.53.456.46.659.95.845.24.451.94.2
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish52.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good49.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities63.72.562.94.372.64.460.95.659.36.0
Complex activities69.
Neither basic nor complex activities49.
U.S. bornYes52.

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_6_1_2c: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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