Table 18_2_1-1c

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_1.1c
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 family income,a California, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.10.550.
Health insurance,b under age 65Private66.40.749.85.852.63.463.32.568.50.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overTotal74.80.662.92.468.41.773.91.480.30.8
Medicare and private78.10.771.04.471.
Medicare and public66.71.861.
Medicare only66.12.468.
EducationLess than high school56.31.649.
High school graduate63.
At least some college70.10.554.
Residence locationUrban66.30.550.
English proficiencyEnglish only68.90.553.42.761.51.667.61.571.80.6
Well/very well65.61.356.04.357.
Not well/not at all51.61.945.63.451.
Born in U.S.Yes68.70.553.82.660.61.567.51.572.00.6

a 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.

b 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.

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