Table 1_3_1-2b

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_1.2b
Adults age 50 and over who received colorectal cancer screening,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 60.10.661.70.763.10.754.81.842.81.9
Age50-6454.70.956.70.958.01.050.62.335.92.4
65 and over66.50.867.60.969.10.959.82.650.92.9
GenderFemale58.60.860.10.961.31.055.82.441.92.6
Male62.00.963.71.065.31.053.82.744.22.9
Health insurance,b ages 50-64.Private60.21.061.31.062.21.155.13.244.43.5
Public only52.42.053.02.155.22.750.44.148.25.6
Uninsured26.62.230.22.729.83.231.35.113.32.9
Health insurance, age 65 and over, not age adjustedMedicare and private71.31.171.51.171.71.270.53.764.97.1
Medicare and public61.72.464.92.770.33.155.65.244.95.7
Medicare only59.81.660.81.762.71.952.84.650.44.5
Family incomecNegative/poor41.81.944.62.249.22.540.23.929.84.1
Near poor/low50.41.452.51.653.11.952.53.739.03.5
Middle58.51.259.31.359.91.456.53.849.43.8
High69.11.070.01.170.41.168.43.249.64.2
EducationLess than high school43.81.546.81.748.72.145.03.533.82.6
High school graduate57.21.157.81.259.11.350.93.346.34.4
At least some college67.50.868.20.869.00.966.82.554.23.4
Location of residencedMetropolitan60.90.762.70.864.40.856.31.943.92.0
  Large central metro56.31.359.11.562.21.853.82.942.12.8
  Large fringe metro63.11.364.21.464.31.561.03.345.25.3
  Medium metro63.41.264.81.366.41.459.84.046.54.4
  Small metro61.12.362.32.464.12.348.05.847.16.3
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)59.12.359.82.360.52.446.56.4DSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)54.31.955.62.056.52.140.46.5DSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities60.71.162.21.263.51.355.22.945.33.7
Complex activities58.51.560.01.661.61.852.64.243.35.3
Neither basic nor complex activities60.70.862.40.963.70.955.52.341.62.5

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: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_1-2b: 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_1-2b.html