Table 1_1_1-2a

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 1_1_1.2a
Women age 40 and over who received a mammogram in the last 2 years,a by race, United States, 2005
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.60.667.30.664.31.654.03.5DSUDSU67.17.463.65.3
Age, not age adjusted40–6467.90.768.60.766.21.856.84.3DSUDSU74.
65 and over63.
Health insurance,b ages 40–64Private74.20.774.40.875.91.963.35.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and over, not age adjustedMedicare and private67.41.367.61.370.04.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public58.22.760.
Medicare only60.31.961.
Family incomecNegative/poor48.51.747.
Near poor/low55.11.453.91.759.33.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationLess than high school53.71.453.21.658.43.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate64.
At least some college72.50.873.20.869.02.462.54.6DSUDSUDSUDSU64.27.3
Residence locationdLarge central metro66.
Large fringe metro69.
Medium metro66.
Small metro68.41.669.21.763.24.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetro)63.41.962.
Noncore (nonmetro)58.42.959.72.840.95.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

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

c 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 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 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.

d For more information, see the National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_1-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.