Table 4_1_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 4_1_3.2a
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years,a by race, United States, 2008
    
   Single raceMultiple races
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 74.60.473.80.477.01.080.51.4DSUDSU66.54.875.63.1
Age18-4459.40.757.90.864.61.770.12.4DSUDSU48.37.765.95.2
45-6488.60.488.60.588.81.289.41.9DSUDSU88.83.782.14.6
65 and over94.60.495.00.490.61.895.91.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderFemale76.90.576.50.577.91.280.01.9DSUDSU67.36.275.03.8
Male72.20.670.90.675.81.581.21.9DSUDSU65.74.678.23.8
Health insurance,b ages 18-64Private75.20.574.30.679.71.480.01.7DSUDSU69.55.874.84.2
Public only71.11.170.51.472.12.274.75.8DSUDSUDSUDSU74.77.8
Uninsured52.71.150.51.360.82.560.24.3DSUDSU52.85.2DSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private95.90.495.90.594.01.998.91.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public93.81.294.11.494.42.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare only92.50.993.50.987.13.891.43.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor64.21.163.21.467.71.971.25.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low67.50.965.31.174.12.176.63.4DSUDSUDSUDSU63.28.9
Middle73.90.772.60.878.81.778.92.6DSUDSU68.76.184.84.1
High80.70.780.10.886.02.184.72.1DSUDSUDSUDSU76.84.4
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school69.41.168.81.374.32.671.15.6DSUDSU66.16.5DSUDSU
High school graduate74.50.874.10.974.81.982.34.0DSUDSU74.86.178.74.9
At least some college84.70.484.20.587.11.286.31.4DSUDSU82.55.580.73.7
Location of residencedMetropolitan75.80.474.90.577.81.081.01.5DSUDSU75.64.377.43.3
  Large central metro77.30.776.80.877.31.480.42.0DSUDSUDSUDSU77.84.5
  Large fringe metro78.70.878.10.979.21.885.82.3DSUDSUDSUDSU82.65.2
  Medium metro73.60.872.10.981.61.980.44.0DSUDSUDSUDSU69.07.4
  Small metro69.61.469.91.366.84.965.37.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)68.21.468.11.567.44.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)67.01.967.42.074.75.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities76.41.476.21.678.22.974.74.9DSUDSUDSUDSU82.95.2
Complex activities74.51.475.01.671.43.377.64.0DSUDSUDSUDSU77.14.2
Neither basic nor complex activities74.60.473.60.577.71.080.51.5DSUDSU67.94.475.63.8

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

b A small number of people who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private" category only.

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 4_1_3-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/4_heartdiseases/T4_1_3-2a.html