Table 1_2_1-2a

2010 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_1.2a
Women age 18 and over who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.60.575.80.579.
65 and over50.11.349.51.459.12.949.35.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance,b ages 18-64Private84.30.685.10.685.71.671.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSU85.04.3
Public only79.81.378.51.582.02.462.47.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private51.21.750.11.865.85.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public46.
Medicare only50.
Family incomecNegative/poor68.11.465.71.874.82.359.07.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low67.11.365.71.576.52.551.45.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school66.31.564.61.873.52.760.36.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate72.
At least some college81.30.681.50.786.41.472.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSU73.15.2
Location of residencedMetropolitan76.30.576.40.680.
  Large central metro75.20.975.
  Large fringe metro78.10.978.
  Medium metro76.
  Small metro74.81.674.71.775.44.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)72.21.773.21.872.45.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)74.01.974.
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities71.51.670.21.877.
Complex activities66.41.764.
Neither basic nor complex activities78.20.578.70.681.41.465.22.3DSUDSU70.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.� Age data and health insurance data for age 65 and over are unadjusted.

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c Negative or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; near poor/low, over 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.

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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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_2_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.