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
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 74.20.573.70.772.80.871.20.9
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.
Family incomeLess than $15,00061.
$15,000 to less than $35,00070.70.971.
$35,000 to less than $55,00076.
$50,000 or more��79.80.982.
EducationbLess than high school�64.01.663.
High school graduate�72.50.971.
Some college�77.40.677.90.877.
Residence locationMSA74.80.674.60.873.
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good75.70.674.40.874.80.972.61.1

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: T15_3_2_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/15_efficiency/T15_3_2_1.html