Table 1_3_3-2b

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_3.2b
Adults age 50 and over who received a fecal occult blood test in the last 2 years,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.70.514.90.515.20.513.61.111.41.2
Age50-6413.10.613.30.613.70.712.01.310.61.6
65 and over16.50.716.90.716.90.815.61.812.31.8
GenderFemale14.30.614.50.614.80.713.61.411.61.6
Male15.20.715.50.715.60.813.71.911.11.7
Health insurance,b ages 50-64Private13.50.713.70.713.70.814.01.910.72.1
Public only17.11.616.81.719.72.39.82.419.84.7
Uninsured6.71.37.11.67.11.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private17.61.017.61.017.11.017.53.518.04.1
Medicare and public15.91.716.81.918.22.314.93.511.23.3
Medicare only14.61.315.11.515.71.714.32.710.72.7
Family incomecNegative/poor10.61.111.01.312.51.89.92.28.82.1
Near poor/low13.11.013.91.113.71.316.52.78.62.0
Middle14.20.814.30.914.61.012.82.312.62.3
High16.90.916.90.916.80.914.82.615.72.9
EducationLess than high school11.70.912.31.112.91.311.12.09.81.6
High school graduate12.70.712.90.713.20.89.61.59.92.4
At least some college17.20.717.20.717.10.819.12.215.42.4
Location of residencedMetropolitan15.30.515.60.615.90.614.21.212.11.3
  Large central metro15.60.916.21.017.91.312.41.612.41.7
  Large fringe metro14.71.015.01.014.81.114.52.4DSUDSU
  Medium metro16.11.016.21.116.11.117.43.315.23.1
  Small metro14.11.414.51.614.81.713.03.4DSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)13.51.513.71.513.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)10.71.411.11.411.21.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities14.60.814.80.915.21.012.51.712.12.4
Complex activities14.61.115.21.216.01.411.32.2DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities15.30.615.60.615.80.714.51.612.11.6

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.

 

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Internet Citation: Table 1_3_3-2b: 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_3-2b.html