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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2004 National Health Interview Survey

 

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Early Release Measures

Complete copy of release (6/29/2005)
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  1. Lack of health insurance and type of coverage
    Link to A Special Report on Health Insurance Coverage [PDF - 786 KB]
  2. Usual place to go for medical care
  3. Obtaining needed medical care
  4. Influenza shot
  5. Pneumococcal vaccination
  6. Obesity
  7. Leisure time physical activity
  8. Current smoking
  9. Alcohol consumption
  10. Human immunodeficiency virus testing
  11. General health status
  12. Personal care needs
  13. Serious psychological distress
  14. Diagnosed diabetes
  15. Asthma episodes and current asthma

Fact Sheet

List of Early Releases

 

1. Lack of health insurance and type of coverage

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  • Figure 1.1. Percent of persons of all ages without health insurance coverage: United States, 1997-2004
  • Table 1.1. Number and percent of persons without health insurance coverage, by age group: United States, 1997-2004
  • Table 1.2. Percent of persons under age 65 years with public health plan coverage and private health insurance coverage, by age group: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 1.2. Percent of persons under age 65 years without health insurance coverage, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 1.3. Age-sex-adjusted percent of persons of all ages without health insurance coverage, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 1.1-1.3

 

2. Usual place to go for medical care  

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  • Figure 2.1. Percent of persons of all ages with a usual place to go for medical care: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 2.2. Percent of persons of all ages with a usual place to go for medical care, by age group and sex: United States,  2004
  • Figure 2.3. Age- sex-adjusted percent of persons of all ages with a usual place to go for medical care, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 2.1-2.3

 

3. Obtaining needed medical care

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  • Figure 3.1. Percent of persons of all ages who failed to obtain needed medical care due to cost at some time during the past 12 months: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 3.2. Percent of persons of all ages who failed to obtain needed medical care due to cost at some time during the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 3.3. Age- sex-adjusted percent of persons of all ages who failed to obtain needed medical care due to cost at some time during the past 12 months, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 3.1-3.3

 

4. Influenza shot

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  • Figure 4.1. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who had received an influenza shot during the past 12 months, by age group and quarter: United States, 1997-2004
  • Table 4.1. Annual percent of adults aged 50 years and over who had received an influenza shot during the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 4.2. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who had received an influenza shot during the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 4.3. Percent of adults aged 65 years and over who had received an influenza shot during the past 12 months, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 4.1-4.3

 

5. Pneumococcal vaccination

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  • Figure 5.1. Percent of adults aged 65 years and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 5.2. Percent of adults aged 65 years and over who had ever received a pneumococal vaccination, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 5.3. Percent of adults aged 65 years and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 5.1-5.3

 

6. Obesity

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  • Figure 6.1. Prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20 years and over: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 6.2. Prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20 years and over, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 6.3. Age-adjusted prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20 years and over, by sex and race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 6.1-6.3

 

7. Leisure-time physical activity

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  • Figure 7.1. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who engaged in regular leisure-time physical activity: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 7.2. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who engaged in regular leisure-time physical activity, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 7.3. Age- sex-adjusted percent of adults aged 18 years and over who engaged in regular leisure-time physical activity, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 7.1-7.3

 

8. Current smoking

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  • Figure 8.1. Prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 years and over: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 8.2. Percent distribution of smoking status among adults aged 18 years and over, by sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 8.3. Prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 years and over, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 8.4. Age- sex-adjusted prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 years and over, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 8.1-8.4

 

9. Alcohol consumption

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  • Figure 9.1. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who had 5 or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 9.2. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who had 5 or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 9.3. Age- sex-adjusted percent of adults aged 18 years and over who had 5 or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 9.1-9.3

 

10. Human immunodeficiency virus testing

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  • Figure 10.1. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who had ever been tested for HIV: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 10.2. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who had ever been tested for HIV, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 10.3. Age- sex-adjusted percent of adults aged 18 years and over who had ever been tested for HIV, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 10.1-10.3

 

11. General health status

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  • Figure 11.1. Percent of persons of all ages who assessed their health as excellent or very good: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 11.2. Percent distribution of respondent-assessed health status, by sex for all ages: United States, 2004
  • Figure 11.3. Percent of persons of all ages who assessed their health as excellent or very good, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 11.4. Age- sex-adjusted percent of persons of all ages who assessed their health as excellent or very good, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 11.1-11.4

 

12. Personal care needs

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  • Figure 12.1. Percent of adults aged 65 years and over who need help with personal care from other persons: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 12.2. Percent of adults aged 65 years and over who need help with personal care from other persons, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 12.3. Age- sex-adjusted percent of adults aged 65 years and over who need help with personal care from other persons, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 12.1-12.3

 

13. Serious psychological distress

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  • Figure 13.1. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who experienced serious psychological distress during the past 30 days: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 13.2. Percent of adults aged 18 years and over who experienced serious psychological distress during the past 30 days, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 13.3. Age- sex-adjusted percent of adults aged 18 years and over who experienced serious psychological distress during the past 30 days, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 13.1-13.3

 

14. Diagnosed diabetes

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  • Figure 14.1. Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults aged 18 years and over: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 14.2. Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults aged 18 years and over, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 14.3. Age- sex-adjusted prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults aged 18 years and over, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 14.1-14.3

 

15. Asthma episodes and current asthma

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  • Figure 15.1. Percent of persons of all ages who experienced an asthma episode in the past 12 months: United States, 1997-2004
  • Figure 15.2. Percent of persons of all ages who experienced an asthma episode in the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 2004
  • Figure 15.3. Sex-adjusted percent of persons of all ages who experienced an asthma episode in the past 12 months, by age group and race/ethnicity: United States,  2004
  • Figure 15.4. Prevalence of current asthma among persons of all ages: United States, 2001-2004
  • Figure 15.5. Prevalence of current asthma among persons of all ages, by age group and sex: United States, January-June 2004
  • Figure 15.6. Sex-adjusted prevalence of current asthma among persons of all ages, by age group and race/ethnicity: United States, 2004
  • Data tables for figures 15.1-15.6

 

References

 

Appendix

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  • Table I. The 2004 NHIS questions used to define selected health measures
  • Table II. Number and percent of persons uninsured, with public coverage and private coverage, based on the 1990 and 2000 census population estimates, by age group: United States, 2000-02
  • Table III. Selected estimates using NHIS weights based on the 1990 and 2000 census population estimates: United States, 2000-02

 

 

 

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