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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_2_3.1
Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received health care provider counseling about physical activity or exercise,a United States, 2006 and 2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over55.41.2DNADNA
RaceAI/AN only55.712.9DNADNA
Asian only49.
Black only61.52.859.63.1
White only56.61.351.11.3
Multiple races61.
EthnicityHispanic, all races64.
Non-Hispanic, all races56.
  Non-Hispanic, Black60.52.957.73.2
  Non-Hispanic, White56.01.450.41.4
Health insurance,b ages 18-64All persons under 65 years58.31.5DNADNA
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over55.41.1DNADNA
  Medicare and private54.91.6DNADNA
  Medicare and public56.13.0DNADNA
  Medicare only56.52.2DNADNA
Family incomecNegative/poor56.42.850.82.7
Near poor/low52.62.651.42.7
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school53.43.750.23.0
High school graduate52.
At least some college61.51.4DNADNA
Location of residencedMetropolitan58.91.353.01.3
  Large central metro63.82.2DNADNA
  Large fringe metro58.82.3DNADNA
  Medium metro58.52.3DNADNA
  Small metro50.43.7DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)54.33.4DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)44.23.649.22.9
Activity limitationsdBasic activities64.52.1DNADNA
Complex activities63.62.3DNADNA
Neither basic nor complex activities53.31.4DNADNA

a. Estimates are age adjusted to 2000 U.S. standard population.� Age data and health insurance data for age 65 and over are unadjusted.

b. A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.

c. Negative/poor refers to family 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.

d. For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Dana have not been analyzed.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T9_2_3_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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