Table 16_8_4-1a

2008 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 16_8_4.1a
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had a mammogram in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total53.70.954.21.054.32.344.78.245.15.149.64.0
Age65–7461.91.362.01.365.23.3**52.76.857.25.8
75–8451.41.452.41.449.04.0**38.27.246.56.8
85 and over30.11.531.81.722.14.8******
IncomebNegative/poor40.82.139.62.643.93.8**52.29.139.98.1
Near poor/low47.61.347.41.454.04.5**26.97.851.66.4
Middle58.61.358.61.465.25.8**55.18.852.58.1
High67.61.868.01.770.59.4******
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid42.72.042.42.643.73.3**41.36.942.76.8
Medicare HMO55.42.255.02.463.97.1****62.97.9
Medicare and private57.71.157.71.163.53.6**52.28.451.06.2
Medicare fee for service only33.43.430.23.549.67.6******
Residence locationMSA55.41.055.91.156.32.5**47.35.352.54.7
Non-MSA47.82.148.92.143.53.1****37.07.5
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.31.055.71.156.73.0**49.05.549.34.8
Fair/poor47.81.548.51.748.83.8****48.68.4
Functional limitationsNo limitation60.21.260.81.361.33.6**49.57.452.26.6
IADLs only54.12.053.92.255.85.2****55.98.1
1–2 ADLs46.71.547.01.648.55.7******
Three or more ADLs30.82.329.62.640.26.0****30.48.7
At least 1 ADL/IADL46.21.146.41.248.23.1**39.27.347.35.3

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

b Negative/poor refers to incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; HMO: Health Maintenance Organization; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; IADLs: instrumental activities of daily living; ADLs: activities of daily living; SE: standard error;

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 16_8_4-1a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/16_prioritypopulations/T16_8_4-1a.html