Table 16_8_4-1b

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_4.1b
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had a mammogram in the last 12 months,a by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
85 and over30.11.530.21.631.81.722.84.929.95.5
Near poor/low47.61.347.41.447.41.553.94.550.33.9
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid42.
Medicare HMO55.
Medicare and private57.
Medicare fee for service only33.43.434.63.530.83.649.67.6**
Residence locationMSA55.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.
Functional limitationsNo limitation60.
IADLs only54.
1–2 ADLs46.71.546.71.647.21.748.75.844.76.1
Three or more ADLs30.82.330.62.529.72.739.
At least 1 ADL/IADL46.

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: 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_4-1b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.