Table 1_3_3-1

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_3.1
Adults age 50 and over who received a fecal occult blood test in the last 2 years,a United States, 1998-2008
  20082005200320001998
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.70.517.10.422.10.524.00.534.60.6
Age50-6413.10.615.10.519.60.621.90.631.40.7
65 and over16.50.719.40.625.20.726.60.838.50.8
RaceAI/AN onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU25.86.9DNCDNC
Asian only15.32.212.92.318.33.024.43.6DNCDNC
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU�DSUDSUDNCDNC
Black only13.71.115.71.222.31.320.51.3DNCDNC
White only14.90.517.40.522.10.524.60.5DNCDNC
Multiple racesDSUDSU17.54.328.95.520.45.2DNCDNC
EthnicityHispanic, all races11.41.212.11.315.41.313.51.223.21.6
Non-Hispanic, all races14.90.517.50.422.60.524.70.535.40.6
Non-Hispanic, Black13.61.115.71.222.31.320.41.3DNCDNC
Non-Hispanic, White15.20.517.90.522.70.625.20.6DNCDNC
GenderMale15.20.717.30.622.80.823.20.835.70.8
Female14.30.617.00.521.70.624.90.633.90.7
Health insurance,b ages 50-64Private13.50.716.10.621.20.723.70.733.90.8
Public only17.11.618.01.521.41.622.62.030.82.0
Uninsured6.71.36.70.97.31.09.21.214.41.6
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private17.61.020.80.826.30.928.51.042.00.9
Medicare and public15.91.720.81.725.51.920.72.031.72.1
Medicare only14.61.316.21.222.71.423.41.330.51.7
Family incomecNegative/poor10.61.111.31.115.01.215.61.323.01.6
Near poor/low13.11.015.40.917.50.920.31.129.31.3
Middle14.20.818.00.822.30.823.50.933.50.9
High16.90.918.70.726.20.929.01.041.21.0
EducationLess than high school11.70.912.40.815.40.916.60.825.60.9
High school graduate12.70.716.50.721.30.822.90.833.60.9
At least some college17.20.719.90.626.20.729.10.840.70.8
Location of residencedMetropolitan15.30.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large central metro15.60.916.40.8DNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large fringe metro14.71.016.40.8DNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Medium metro16.11.019.50.9DNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Small metro14.11.417.51.3DNADNADNADNADNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)13.51.516.41.4DNADNADNADNADNADNA
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)10.71.415.01.3DNADNADNADNADNADNA
Activity limitationsdBasic activities14.60.8DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Complex activities14.61.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Neither basic nor complex activities15.30.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

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.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DNC - Data have not been collected.

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_3-1: 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_3-1.html