Table 4_1_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 4_1_3.2a
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years,a by race, United States, 2003
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 73.20.372.70.475.21.075.51.7DSUDSU68.34.876.12.6
Age, not age adjusted18–4459.00.658.10.662.91.566.92.6DSUDSU53.16.562.54.3
45–6486.70.486.80.487.21.483.82.6DSUDSU83.16.384.75.0
65 and over93.00.493.30.490.31.488.34.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderFemale75.30.474.60.577.81.177.02.2DSUDSU76.53.979.33.3
Male71.00.570.80.571.81.473.82.4DSUDSU59.77.172.83.7
Health insurance,b age 18–64Private73.40.472.80.577.01.477.32.1DSUDSU68.77.277.63.7
Public70.31.069.31.271.32.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU82.45.0
Uninsured51.90.850.40.958.82.056.94.9DSUDSU53.97.353.47.0
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private94.80.594.80.595.01.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public92.61.193.31.190.72.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only88.91.189.51.187.12.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor64.10.963.21.165.61.869.34.9DSUDSUDSUDSU70.66.4
Near poor/low66.00.865.10.871.02.061.05.3DSUDSUDSUDSU72.27.2
Middle72.20.671.60.775.71.772.93.3DSUDSU67.45.777.44.5
High79.40.578.50.686.21.784.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSU85.74.9
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school66.40.966.11.068.32.265.16.8DSUDSUDSUDSU69.57.8
High school graduate74.20.673.80.778.21.565.44.7DSUDSUDSUDSU60.87.4
At least some college83.60.483.20.484.61.185.91.5DSUDSU81.04.990.82.2
Residence locationUrban74.30.473.80.476.40.875.11.8DSUDSU67.94.676.03.0
Rural70.00.769.90.768.03.7DSUDSUDSUDSU69.08.572.54.0

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.

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 4_1_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/nhqrdr09/4_heartdiseases/T4_1_3-2a.html