T15_3_2_1

2011 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 15_3_2.1
Men age 75 and over without prostate cancer who had a prostate-specific antigen test or a digital rectal exam for prostate cancer screening within the past year, United States, 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010
  2010200820062004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 74.20.573.70.772.80.871.20.9
RaceaWhite74.80.575.60.673.90.872.30.9
Black69.22.663.93.865.84.559.85.8
Asian72.54.943.38.865.811.3DSUDSU
NHOPIDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN69.06.762.77.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Other/missing69.72.865.94.365.25.658.16.1
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races74.70.574.50.672.80.871.41.0
  Non-Hispanic, White75.20.576.30.673.90.872.10.9
  Non-Hispanic, Black�68.72.763.73.965.34.658.96.0
Hispanic, all races68.43.066.04.072.94.368.94.6
Family incomeLess than $15,00061.02.156.22.960.92.863.03.4
$15,000 to less than $35,00070.70.971.71.069.51.469.31.4
$35,000 to less than $55,00076.91.178.11.477.11.973.12.4
$50,000 or more��79.80.982.11.179.01.680.32.2
EducationbLess than high school�64.01.663.62.064.02.462.42.4
High school graduate�72.50.971.81.269.71.469.11.8
Some college�77.40.677.90.877.11.075.91.2
Residence locationMSA74.80.674.60.873.61.071.20.9
Non-MSA�71.50.970.21.169.51.5DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.70.674.40.874.80.972.61.1
Fair/poor�70.61.072.21.368.11.768.01.7

a. Preferred race includes people of mixed race who identified a particular race to be the one that best represents their identity.

b. Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

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; MSA: metropolitan status area; SE: standard error.

Source:� Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T15_3_2_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/15_efficiency/T15_3_2_1.html