Table 16_8_4-1c

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_4.1c
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had a mammogram in the last 12 months, by income,a United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
85 and over30.11.524.92.927.12.334.82.940.85.1
Multiple races/other49.**
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White54.
Non-Hispanic, Black54.
Non-Hispanic, other43.53.542.
Hispanic, all races49.22.440.14.650.33.956.26.6**
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid42.****
Medicare HMO55.
Medicare and private57.
Medicare fee for service only33.43.436.**
Residence locationMSA55.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.
Functional limitationsNo limitation60.
IADLs only54.
1–2 ADLs46.71.540.94.340.22.752.
Three or more ADLs30.82.328.53.628.93.434.64.834.87.6
At least 1 ADL/IADL46.

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over. 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_4-1c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.