Table 1_3_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_3_1.2a
Adults age 50 and over who received colorectal cancer screening,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 60.10.661.30.754.41.853.62.8DSUDSU36.76.855.95.6
Age50-6454.70.955.71.050.22.350.74.0DSUDSUDSUDSU50.57.5
65 and over66.50.867.90.959.32.657.03.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderFemale58.60.859.70.955.02.351.23.9DSUDSUDSUDSU50.17.6
Male62.00.963.31.053.92.756.14.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance,b ages 50-64Private60.21.061.01.154.83.258.94.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only52.42.054.12.450.74.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured26.62.225.82.630.25.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private71.31.171.51.270.83.671.95.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public61.72.466.02.854.75.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only59.81.661.61.852.24.548.07.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor41.81.944.82.239.83.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low50.41.450.71.751.93.738.26.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle58.51.259.01.356.23.853.35.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High69.11.069.51.168.33.267.44.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationLess than high school43.81.545.01.743.83.526.64.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate57.21.158.51.250.73.351.86.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college67.50.868.20.966.72.462.63.3DSUDSUDSUDSU59.58.7
Location of residencedMetropolitan60.90.762.20.855.81.953.52.9DSUDSUDSUDSU58.56.9
  Large central metro56.31.358.21.653.02.946.64.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro63.11.363.01.560.53.271.25.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro63.41.264.71.359.64.055.25.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro61.12.362.92.248.05.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)59.12.359.92.546.56.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)54.31.955.52.140.46.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities60.71.161.61.355.32.947.07.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities58.51.559.81.752.64.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities60.70.861.90.954.72.255.13.2DSUDSUDSUDSU45.38.8

a Cancer screening determined if received colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, proctoscopy, or a fecal occult blood test in the last 2 years. 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.

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/1_cancer/T1_3_1-2a.html