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
Age50-6449.70.951.50.952.81.045.52.331.52.4
65 and over62.30.963.40.964.91.056.22.747.42.9
GenderFemale53.50.854.80.855.90.951.22.338.92.6
Male57.90.959.71.061.31.149.72.739.02.9
Health insurance,b ages 50-64Private55.21.056.31.057.31.149.63.140.83.4
Public only46.32.047.02.148.12.648.14.140.85.7
Uninsured22.12.125.52.525.43.123.84.79.02.5
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private66.81.167.01.267.21.267.63.863.07.1
Medicare and public58.12.561.32.766.73.251.85.241.05.6
Medicare only56.11.757.31.859.42.048.74.545.94.5
Family incomecNegative/poor36.72.039.32.143.72.534.63.725.24.0
Near poor/low45.51.447.31.547.71.947.83.736.33.4
Middle53.31.254.11.354.71.452.13.744.13.8
High65.11.065.91.166.31.165.63.346.84.2
EducationLess than high school38.41.441.31.742.82.140.93.628.62.5
High school graduate52.21.252.81.254.11.346.63.342.84.4
At least some college63.30.964.00.964.81.062.52.651.43.4
Location of residencedMetropolitan56.20.758.00.859.70.952.02.039.62.0
  Large central metro50.71.453.31.656.22.049.62.937.22.7
  Large fringe metro59.41.460.41.460.41.656.93.343.35.3
  Medium metro58.21.359.71.361.11.456.14.239.74.5
  Small metro57.92.158.92.261.02.141.66.145.76.2
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)53.42.253.92.254.82.239.55.7DSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)50.71.851.91.852.61.938.66.4DSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities55.41.156.81.258.31.350.02.940.63.6
Complex activities52.51.653.61.755.21.847.14.140.75.3
Neither basic nor complex activities56.40.858.00.959.11.052.62.337.82.4

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

b A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_2-2b: 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_2-2b.html