TABLE D-11Limitation of Activity Due to Chronic Conditions, 2002, by Race/Ethnicity and Geographic Locale

Percent with Any Activity Limited
AllPoorNear PoorNonpoor
White, all12.1
 Non-Hispanic white12.425.319.59.7
African American14.9
 Non-Hispanic African American15.025.017.910.0
American Indian19.4
Asian6.4
Hispanic, Latino10.716.412.27.7
Total12.422.917.59.5
ResidenceWithin MSAOutside MSA
Urban/rural11.415.9
Area of country
 Northeast11.8
 Midwest13.1
 South12.7
 West11.5

NOTE: MSA, metropolitan statistical area.

From: D, Overview of Health Disparities

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Examining the Health Disparities Research Plan of the National Institutes of Health: Unfinished Business.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Review and Assessment of the NIH’s Strategic Research Plan and Budget to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Health Disparities; Thomson GE, Mitchell F, Williams MB, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.
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