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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2012 National Health Interview Survey

 

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Early Release Measures

Complete copy of release [PDF - 947 KB] (6/18/2013)

  1. Lack of health insurance coverage and type of coverage
  2. Usual place to go for medical care
  3. Obtaining needed medical care
  4. Receipt of influenza vaccination
  5. Receipt of pneumococcal vaccination
  6. Obesity
  7. Leisure-time physical activity
  8. Current smoking
  9. Alcohol consumption
  10. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing
  11. General health status
  12. Personal care needs
  13. Serious psychological distress
  14. Diagnosed diabetes
  15. Asthma episodes and current asthma

List of Early Releases

 

1. Lack of health insurance coverage and type of coverage

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  • Figure 1.1. Percentage of persons of all ages without health insurance coverage at the time of interview: United States, 1997–2012
  • Table 1.1a. Number of persons without health insurance coverage at the time of interview, by age group: United States, 1997–2012
  • Table 1.1b. Percentage of persons without health insurance coverage at the time of interview, by age group: United States, 1997–2012
  • Table 1.2a. Percentage of persons under age 65 with public health plan coverage, by age group: United States, 1997–2012 
  • Table 1.2b. Percentage of persons under age 65 with private health insurance coverage, by age group: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 1.2. Percentage of persons under age 65 without health insurance coverage at the time of interview, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 1.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of persons of all ages without health insurance coverage at the time of interview, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 1.1–1.3

 

2. Usual place to go for medical care

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  • Figure 2.1. Percentage of persons of all ages with a usual place to go for medical care: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 2.2. Percentage of persons of all ages with a usual place to go for medical care, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 2.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of persons of all ages with a usual place to go for medical care, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 2.1–2.3

 

3. Obtaining needed medical care

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  • Figure 3.1. Percentage 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, 1997–2012
  • Figure 3.2. Percentage 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, 2012
  • Figure 3.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage 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, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 3.1–3.3

 

4. Receipt of influenza vaccination 

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  • Figure 4.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by age group and quarter: United States, 1997–2012
  • Table 4.1a. Percentage of adults aged 50–64 who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by sex: United States, 1997–2012
  • Table 4.1b. Percentage of adults aged 65 and over who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by sex: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 4.2. Percentage of persons who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 4.3. Percentage of persons aged 6 months and over who had received an influenza vaccination during the past 12 months, by age group and race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 4.1–4.3

 

5. Receipt of pneumococcal vaccination 

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  • Figure 5.1. Percentage of adults aged 65 and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 5.2. Percentage of adults aged 65 and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 5.3. Percentage of adults aged 65 and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 5.1–5.3

 

6. Obesity 

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  • Figure 6.1. Prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20 and over: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 6.2. Prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20 and over, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 6.3. Age-adjusted prevalence of obesity among adults aged 20 and over, by sex and race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 6.1–6.3

 

7. Leisure-time physical activity 

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  • Figure 7.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who met the 2008 federal physical activity guidelines for aerobic activity through leisure-time aerobic activity: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 7.2. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who met the 2008 federal physical activity guidelines for aerobic activity through leisure-time aerobic activity, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 7.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 and over who met the 2008 federal physical activity guidelines for aerobic activity through leisure-time aerobic activity, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Figure 7.4. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who met the 2008 federal physical activity guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities through leisure-time aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 7.5. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who met the 2008 federal physical activity guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities through leisure-time aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 7.6. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 and over who met the 2008 federal physical activity guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities through leisure-time aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 7.1–7.6

 

8. Current smoking 

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  • Figure 8.1. Prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 and over: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 8.2. Percent distribution of smoking status among adults aged 18 and over, by sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 8.3. Prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 and over, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 8.4. Age-sex-adjusted prevalence of current smoking among adults aged 18 and over, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 8.1–8.4

 

9. Alcohol consumption 

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  • Figure 9.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who had five or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 9.2. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who had five or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 9.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 and over who had five or more drinks in 1 day at least once in the past year, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 9.1–9.3

 

10. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing  

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  • Figure 10.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who had ever been tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV): United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 10.2. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who had ever been tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 10.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 and over who had ever been tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 10.1–10.3

 

11. General health status 

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  • Figure 11.1. Percentage of persons of all ages who had excellent or very good health: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 11.2. Percent distribution of respondent-assessed health status for all ages, by sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 11.3. Percentage of persons of all ages who had excellent or very good health, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 11.4. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of persons of all ages who had excellent or very good health, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 11.1–11.4

 

12. Personal care needs 

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  • Figure 12.1. Percentage of adults aged 65 and over who need help with personal care from other persons: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 12.2. Percentage of adults aged 65 and over who need help with personal care from other persons, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 12.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 65 and over who need help with personal care from other persons, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 12.1–12.3

 

13. Serious psychological distress 

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  • Figure 13.1. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who experienced serious psychological distress during the past 30 days: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 13.2. Percentage of adults aged 18 and over who experienced serious psychological distress during the past 30 days, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 13.3. Age-sex-adjusted percentage of adults aged 18 and over who experienced serious psychological distress during the past 30 days, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • 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 and over: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 14.2. Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults aged 18 and over, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 14.3. Age-sex-adjusted prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults aged 18 and over, by race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 14.1–14.3

 

15. Asthma episodes and current asthma 

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  • Figure 15.1. Percentage of persons of all ages who experienced an asthma episode in the past 12 months: United States, 1997–2012
  • Figure 15.2. Percentage of persons of all ages who experienced an asthma episode in the past 12 months, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 15.3. Sex-adjusted percentage of persons of all ages who experienced an asthma episode in the past 12 months, by age group and race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Figure 15.4. Prevalence of current asthma among persons of all ages: United States, 2001–2012
  • Figure 15.5. Prevalence of current asthma among persons of all ages, by age group and sex: United States, 2012
  • Figure 15.6. Sex-adjusted prevalence of current asthma among persons of all ages, by age group and race/ethnicity: United States, 2012
  • Data tables for Figures 15.1–15.6

 

References

List of References [PDF - 34 KB]

 

Appendix

2012 National Health Interview Survey Questions Used to Define Selected Health Measures [PDF - 60 KB]

 

Technical Notes

Technical Notes [PDF - 62 KB]

 

 

 

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