Table 1_2_1-2b

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_2_1.2b
Women age 18 and over who received a Pap smear within the last 3 years,a by ethnicity, United States, 2005
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.90.478.60.479.10.580.21.074.41.1
Age, not age adjusted18–4483.60.684.90.685.80.786.41.376.51.4
45–6480.60.680.80.781.40.780.51.778.41.8
65 and over54.91.054.61.154.11.260.23.360.03.8
Health insurance,b ages 18–64Private86.30.586.60.586.90.688.91.284.61.5
Public80.01.180.91.381.41.683.82.075.82.6
Uninsured66.91.166.71.366.71.771.12.568.42.0
Health insurance, age 65 and over, not age adjustedMedicare and private56.91.356.91.456.31.468.75.260.18.7
Medicare and public56.62.755.43.054.03.663.35.362.66.5
Medicare only50.31.949.32.148.62.352.45.259.05.5
Family incomecNegative/poor67.91.167.71.367.31.574.62.070.12.3
Near poor/low70.80.971.31.170.51.376.92.170.92.4
Middle78.80.779.20.879.00.882.71.977.12.1
High83.20.783.30.783.80.886.72.581.33.0
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school67.61.166.81.466.41.773.32.671.11.8
High school graduate75.70.875.80.976.01.078.32.076.22.2
At least some college83.10.583.20.583.60.683.81.583.42.1
Residence locationdLarge central metro77.80.778.70.879.90.981.41.475.81.4
Large fringe metro79.00.879.80.980.40.980.72.473.33.5
Medium metro77.50.978.21.078.01.180.92.373.02.3
Small metro80.81.080.81.081.71.081.33.780.74.4
Micropolitan (nonmetro)76.71.377.51.377.41.480.03.368.04.6
Noncore (nonmetro)73.61.574.11.574.81.670.43.5DSUDSU

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: 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_2_1-2b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/1_cancer/T1_2_1-2b.html