Table 18_2_1-1b

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_1.1b
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 ethnicity, California, 2007
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackAll racesMexicanPuerto RicanCentral AmericanSouth American
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.10.567.80.569.20.569.42.359.21.457.21.772.
Health insurance,a under age 65Private66.40.767.20.768.00.863.
Health insurance, age 65 and overTotal74.80.675.30.777.20.678.52.872.
Medicare and private78.10.778.70.779.00.784.22.974.
Medicare and public66.71.864.
Medicare only66.12.465.32.467.22.1DSUDSU69.77.570.48.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor50.
Near poor/low57.91.358.11.560.31.763.
EducationLess than high school56.31.657.
High school graduate63.
At least some college70.10.570.50.671.30.671.
Residence locationUrban66.30.568.10.669.80.669.32.459.11.557.21.871.07.859.95.458.37.1
English proficiencyEnglish only68.90.569.10.569.20.569.82.465.92.663.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Well/very well65.61.366.61.669.
Not well/not at all51.61.951.32.772.07.8DSUDSU51.82.549.92.8DSUDSU58.66.949.711.6
Born in U.S.Yes68.70.569.10.569.40.569.42.465.

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: 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_1-1b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.