Table 18_2_1-1a

2009 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 18_2_1.1a
Adults age 50 and over who reported they had a sigmoidoscopy, a colonoscopy, or a fecal occult blood test within the past 5 years, by race, California, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.10.569.20.569.42.360.61.7DSUDSU59.
Health insurance,a under age 65Private66.40.768.00.863.
Health insurance, age 65 and overTotal74.80.677.20.678.52.866.12.6DSUDSU68.87.771.83.6
Medicare and private78.10.779.00.784.22.974.33.6DSUDSUDSUDSU75.44.2
Medicare and public66.71.868.32.369.35.858.44.8DSUDSUDSUDSU65.27.3
Medicare only66.12.467.22.1DSUDSU53.79.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor50.
Near poor/low57.91.360.31.763.
EducationLess than high school56.31.660.02.768.36.848.74.8DSUDSUDSUDSU53.47.7
High school graduate63.
At least some college70.10.571.30.671.
Residence locationUrban66.30.569.80.669.32.461.01.7DSUDSU59.
English proficiencyEnglish only68.90.569.20.569.82.471.33.1DSUDSU59.
Well/very well65.61.369.
Not well/not at all51.61.972.07.8DSUDSU49.62.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Born in U.S.Yes68.70.569.40.569.42.470.73.6DSUDSU59.

a A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "public health insurance" category only.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 300 percent of the poverty line; and high, 300 percent of the poverty line and over. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Policy Research, California Health Interview Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 18_2_1-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.