Table 1_3_3-1

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 1_3_3.1
Adults age 50 and over who received a fecal occult blood test in the last 2 years, by State, 2001 and 2006
State20062001
PercentaSEPercentaSE
Total (all reporting States)28.00.232.30.4
Alabama26.31.124.61.8
Alaska20.42.026.83.7
Arizona31.81.541.43.0
Arkansas25.30.826.11.5
California30.71.231.21.9
Colorado32.70.937.92.0
Connecticut30.30.836.11.6
Delaware24.11.235.52.1
District of Columbia37.11.441.82.9
Florida32.20.837.41.4
Georgia30.80.930.41.7
Hawaii31.41.031.01.6
Idaho23.20.928.11.6
Illinois21.40.924.71.5
Indiana23.70.828.41.5
Iowa27.40.935.71.8
Kansas26.90.836.91.7
Kentucky30.51.134.01.7
Louisiana28.50.930.01.6
Maine35.31.145.42.3
Maryland33.70.941.32.1
Massachusetts32.70.839.01.6
Michigan28.60.934.91.6
Minnesota25.40.937.01.7
Mississippi24.60.825.71.7
Missouri23.81.129.81.9
Montana30.70.927.72.0
Nebraska29.80.931.51.6
Nevada27.71.427.02.3
New Hampshire34.21.041.61.7
New Jersey26.00.629.62.4
New Mexico24.40.926.11.5
New York27.20.933.81.9
North Carolina33.20.638.91.9
North Dakota24.31.024.31.8
Ohio26.11.432.71.8
Oklahoma22.80.725.01.2
Oregon32.11.033.61.9
Pennsylvania25.40.930.31.1
Rhode Island28.81.036.41.9
South Carolina26.40.831.41.8
South Dakota24.80.829.81.5
Tennessee28.51.234.12.0
Texas26.01.125.71.5
Utah14.20.921.01.9
Vermont28.40.743.41.8
Virginia29.41.530.92.0
Washington33.70.539.91.8
West Virginia26.51.025.81.7
Wisconsin25.41.033.41.8
Wyoming20.10.918.81.5

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using two age groups: 50–64, 65 and over.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_3-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/1_cancer/T1_3_3-1.html