Table 1_3_3-2c

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_3.2c
Adults age 50 and over who received a fecal occult blood test in the last 2 years,a by family income,b United States, 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.70.510.61.113.11.014.20.816.90.9
Age50-6413.10.610.51.512.31.412.11.114.20.9
65 and over16.50.710.71.614.11.316.71.220.01.5
RaceAI/AN onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian only15.32.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU23.05.7
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Black only13.71.19.92.216.72.612.82.215.22.6
White only14.90.511.71.412.81.114.50.916.80.9
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic, all races11.41.28.82.18.62.012.62.315.72.9
Non-Hispanic, all races14.90.511.01.313.91.114.30.916.90.9
Non-Hispanic, Black13.61.19.92.216.52.712.82.314.82.6
Non-Hispanic, White15.20.512.51.813.71.314.61.016.80.9
GenderFemale14.30.612.41.513.41.313.61.016.31.1
Male15.20.78.41.712.91.415.01.217.51.3
Health insurance,c ages 50-64Private13.50.7DSUDSU12.22.511.61.214.20.9
Public only17.11.610.81.917.52.825.74.619.04.7
Uninsured6.71.3DSUDSU6.61.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private17.61.016.74.613.91.816.01.521.71.9
Medicare and public15.91.78.32.214.73.322.24.020.64.1
Medicare only14.61.310.62.614.22.216.12.514.72.5
EducationLess than high school11.70.97.81.49.91.413.61.816.53.1
High school graduate12.70.714.02.313.21.612.71.312.21.4
At least some college17.20.712.72.215.91.816.21.218.41.1
Location of residencedMetropolitan15.30.511.31.413.01.114.71.017.50.9
  Large central metro15.60.910.71.714.01.915.21.717.81.8
  Large fringe metro14.71.0DSUDSU10.01.912.01.617.11.5
  Medium metro16.11.011.92.715.82.516.42.018.31.8
  Small metro14.11.4DSUDSU10.72.315.32.615.22.8
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)13.51.5DSUDSU14.82.915.12.514.73.2
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)10.71.4DSUDSU12.33.19.31.911.72.7
Activity limitationsdBasic activities14.60.810.91.515.11.715.61.616.01.9
Complex activities14.61.19.61.913.42.117.72.417.03.0
Neither basic nor complex activities15.30.610.61.911.71.314.11.017.71.0

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

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.

 

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