Table 1_3_2-2c

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_2.2c
Adults age 50 and over who ever received a colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, or proctoscopy,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 55.40.636.
65 and over62.30.942.
Asian only48.12.8DSUDSU31.
Black only50.01.834.03.647.33.751.83.765.63.2
White only56.60.739.
EthnicityHispanic, all races38.81.925.
Non-Hispanic, all races56.90.739.
Non-Hispanic, Black50.41.834.63.747.83.752.13.765.63.3
Non-Hispanic, White58.40.743.72.547.71.954.71.466.31.1
Health insurance,c ages 50-64Private55.
Public only46.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private66.
Medicare and public58.12.542.84.749.85.571.14.873.25.6
Medicare only56.11.739.84.547.92.859.42.970.53.8
EducationLess than high school38.41.433.12.636.02.543.12.440.24.2
High school graduate52.
At least some college63.30.942.13.649.02.459.61.569.11.1
Location of residencedMetropolitan56.20.735.62.346.11.853.71.465.81.1
  Large central metro50.71.430.52.840.
  Large fringe metro59.41.436.
  Medium metro58.21.340.55.648.73.857.12.567.22.1
  Small metro57.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)50.71.837.55.541.73.554.93.957.03.9
Activity limitationsdBasic activities55.
Complex activities52.51.642.13.846.32.955.
Neither basic nor complex activities56.40.832.

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

b 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.

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