Table 1_3_2-2a

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_2.2a
Adults age 50 and over who ever received a colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, or proctoscopy,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 55.40.656.60.750.01.848.12.8DSUDSU35.36.848.75.5
65 and over62.30.963.
Health insurance,b ages 50-64Private55.
Public only46.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private66.
Medicare and public58.12.562.22.950.95.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only56.11.758.11.948.24.448.07.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor36.
Near poor/low45.51.445.71.747.33.731.36.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EducationLess than high school38.41.439.31.639.83.520.65.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate52.
At least some college63.30.964.00.962.42.657.13.5DSUDSUDSUDSU56.88.6
Location of residencedMetropolitan56.20.757.60.851.61.948.22.9DSUDSUDSUDSU49.67.0
  Large central metro50.71.452.41.748.82.940.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro59.41.459.41.556.
  Medium metro58.21.359.21.456.
  Small metro57.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)50.71.851.71.938.66.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities55.
Complex activities52.51.653.81.847.24.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities56.40.857.40.951.82.351.43.2DSUDSUDSUDSU42.68.6

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.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_2-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.