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
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total53.70.954.10.954.81.054.22.249.22.4
Age65–7461.91.362.61.363.21.464.83.453.83.5
75–8451.41.451.61.452.51.449.04.049.14.6
85 and over30.11.530.21.631.81.722.84.929.95.5
IncomebNegative/poor40.82.141.02.440.13.043.33.940.14.6
Near poor/low47.61.347.41.447.41.553.94.550.33.9
Middle58.61.358.71.358.71.466.25.856.26.6
High67.61.867.51.868.01.870.59.4**
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid42.72.042.02.242.13.043.33.446.03.8
Medicare HMO55.42.255.22.355.32.562.57.356.85.3
Medicare and private57.71.157.91.157.91.164.23.652.94.8
Medicare fee for service only33.43.434.63.530.83.649.67.6**
Residence locationMSA55.41.056.11.156.71.256.02.549.32.4
Non-MSA47.82.147.82.049.02.044.73.149.18.1
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.31.055.91.156.41.156.63.048.43.3
Fair/poor47.81.547.31.648.31.748.63.950.74.8
Functional limitationsNo limitation60.21.260.91.261.51.260.93.752.04.3
IADLs only54.12.054.02.154.32.356.25.257.04.8
1–2 ADLs46.71.546.71.647.21.748.75.844.76.1
Three or more ADLs30.82.330.62.529.72.739.76.031.86.3
At least 1 ADL/IADL46.21.146.21.246.71.348.33.146.53.2

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/16_prioritypopulations/T16_8_4-1b.html