Table 1_3_2-2b

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_2.2b
Adults age 50 and over who ever received a colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, or proctoscopy,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 55.40.656.90.758.40.750.41.838.81.9
65 and over62.30.963.40.964.
Health insurance,b ages 50-64Private55.
Public only46.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private66.
Medicare and public58.12.561.32.766.
Medicare only56.11.757.31.859.
Family incomecNegative/poor36.
Near poor/low45.51.447.31.547.71.947.83.736.33.4
EducationLess than high school38.41.441.31.742.
High school graduate52.
At least some college63.30.964.00.964.
Location of residencedMetropolitan56.20.758.00.859.70.952.
  Large central metro50.71.453.31.656.
  Large fringe metro59.41.460.41.460.41.656.93.343.35.3
  Medium metro58.21.359.71.361.11.456.
  Small metro57.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)50.71.851.91.852.61.938.66.4DSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities55.
Complex activities52.51.653.61.755.21.847.
Neither basic nor complex activities56.40.858.00.959.

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: 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_2-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.