Table 1_3_3-2a

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_3_3.2a
Adults age 50 and over who received a fecal occult blood test in the last 2 years,a by race, United States, 2005
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.10.417.40.515.71.212.92.3DSUDSUDSUDSU17.54.3
Age, not age adjusted50–6415.10.515.50.614.21.47.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over19.40.619.60.717.41.818.94.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale17.30.617.80.715.41.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female17.00.517.20.615.91.516.13.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance,b ages 50–64, not age adjustedPrivate16.10.616.50.715.21.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public18.01.519.11.715.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured6.70.96.01.010.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and over, not age adjustedMedicare and private20.80.821.00.917.83.223.76.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public20.81.720.51.920.43.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only16.21.216.31.315.72.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor11.31.19.91.114.92.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low15.40.915.21.016.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle18.00.818.90.913.32.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High18.70.718.80.818.23.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationLess than high school12.40.812.30.913.41.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate16.50.716.50.716.62.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college19.90.620.40.717.02.013.83.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationdLarge central metro16.40.816.31.017.31.913.03.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Large fringe metro16.40.816.80.914.53.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metro19.50.919.91.015.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metro17.51.317.71.415.82.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetro)16.41.416.91.612.32.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)15.01.315.41.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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_3_3-2a: 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_3_3-2a.html