Table T2_1_3_1-2b

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_1_3_1.2b
Men and women ages 50–75 who report that they had a blood stool test in the past year, sigmoidoscopy in the past 5 years and blood stool test in the past 3 years, or a colonoscopy in the past 10 years,a by ethnicity, United States, 2010
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 59.20.660.30.761.60.856.21.647.21.8
Health insurance,b ages 50–64Persons ages 50–6460.40.960.80.961.
Health insurance, ages 65–75Persons 65 years and over67.
Medicare and private73.41.374.01.374.11.471.04.657.66.7
  Medicare and public66.62.767.
  Medicare only61.31.962.
Family incomecNegative/poor38.71.739.
Near poor/low47.51.548.91.749.
EducationLess than high school43.21.544.61.844.12.349.43.539.62.5
High school graduate54.
At least some college65.60.866.00.867.40.961.62.357.23.2
Location of residencedMetropolitan60.20.761.60.863.40.956.31.748.11.9
Large central metro56.
  Large fringe metro63.61.464.21.565.31.661.53.753.04.8
  Medium metro60.31.461.51.562.21.656.23.649.23.3
  Small metro59.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)51.32.352.12.351.12.360.56.0DSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities59.60.960.
Complex activities59.
Neither basic nor complex activities59.60.961.30.963.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data 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/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_1_3_1-2b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.