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Table T2_10_1_7-2c

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_10_1_7.2c
Adults with obesity who ever received advice from a health professional about eating fewer high-fat or high-cholesterol foods,a by family income,b United States, 2009
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 51.30.949.01.949.11.651.51.553.41.7
65 and over65.
RaceWhite, single race51.
Black, single race50.51.553.82.943.62.551.
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races50.
  Non-Hispanic, White50.
  Non-Hispanic, Black50.31.553.72.942.82.551.
Hispanic, all races56.71.856.72.358.12.755.
EducationcLess than high school52.01.448.92.750.72.554.
High school graduate47.61.547.
At least some college53.61.352.13.453.22.753.
Employment status, ages 18–64Employed47.
Not employed51.31.650.12.447.
Health insurance, ages 18–64Any private50.
Public only51.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only63.03.3DSUDSU65.
Medicare and private66.42.8DSUDSUDSUDSU65.34.564.54.3
Medicare and other public67.53.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdMetropolitan52.
  Large central metro51.01.549.83.547.82.555.72.549.82.7
  Large fringe metro54.61.839.33.755.23.858.
  Medium metro52.
  Small metro53.62.651.34.653.14.452.44.555.53.5
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish51.10.948.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good49.20.943.
Activity limitationsdBasic activities60.82.557.
Complex activities58.72.658.
Neither basic nor complex activities50.
U.S. bornYes50.

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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_10_1_7-2c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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