Table 1_3_3-2a

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_3.2a
Adults age 50 and over who received a fecal occult blood test in the last 2 years,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.70.514.90.513.
65 and over16.50.716.60.815.61.820.23.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance,b ages 50-64Private13.50.713.50.813.91.912.83.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only17.11.619.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private17.
Medicare and public15.91.717.
Medicare only14.61.315.21.514.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor10.
Near poor/low13.
EducationLess than high school11.70.912.
High school graduate12.70.713.
At least some college17.20.717.00.719.
Location of residencedMetropolitan15.30.515.60.614.
  Large central metro15.60.916.
  Large fringe metro14.
  Medium metro16.
  Small metro14.11.414.51.513.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)13.51.513.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)10.71.410.91.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities14.60.814.80.913.01.812.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities14.
Neither basic nor complex activities15.30.615.60.714.41.515.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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.


Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_3-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.