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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_4.1
Overweight adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received health care provider counseling about weight reduction,a United States, 2006 and 2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.11.441.21.4
65 and over38.61.4DNADNA
Asian only44.18.248.912.6
Black only47.
White only40.71.640.11.6
Multiple races49.58.2DNADNA
EthnicityHispanic, all races52.83.747.13.8
Non-Hispanic, all races41.01.540.61.5
  Non-Hispanic, Black47.33.352.93.7
  Non-Hispanic, White39.51.839.01.7
Health insurance,b ages 18-64All persons under 65 years43.91.9DNADNA
Health insurance, age 65 and overAll persons 65 years and over37.91.4DNADNA
  Medicare and private36.21.9DNADNA
  Medicare and public42.63.7DNADNA
  Medicare only38.82.7DNADNA
Family incomecNegative/poor46.23.544.73.0
Near poor/low40.42.944.93.2
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school45.64.440.53.1
High school graduate38.
At least some college44.31.8DNADNA
Location of residencedMetropolitan43.91.640.71.5
  Large central metro50.33.1DNADNA
  Large fringe metro43.33.3DNADNA
  Medium metro39.93.0DNADNA
  Small metro41.03.0DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)34.13.4DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)35.54.644.23.5
Activity limitations,dBasic activities52.32.6DNADNA
Complex activities48.82.7DNADNA
Neither basic nor complex activities36.11.7DNADNA

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_4_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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