Table T2_1_3_3-2b

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_3.2b
Adults age 50 and over who received a fecal occult blood test in the last 2 years,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.70.514.90.515.20.513.61.111.41.2
Age, not age adjusted50–6413.10.613.30.613.70.712.01.310.61.6
65 and over16.50.716.90.716.90.815.61.812.31.8
GenderFemale14.30.614.50.614.80.713.61.411.61.6
Male15.20.715.50.715.60.813.71.911.11.7
Health insurance,b ages 50–64, not age adjustedAll persons under 65 years14.10.614.20.714.50.812.81.613.02.0
  Private13.50.713.70.713.70.814.01.910.72.1
  Public17.11.616.81.719.72.39.82.419.84.7
  Uninsured6.71.37.11.67.11.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and over, not age adjustedAll persons 65 years and over16.50.716.90.716.90.815.61.812.31.8
  Medicare and private17.61.017.61.017.11.017.53.518.04.1
  Medicare and public15.91.716.81.918.22.314.93.511.23.3
  Medicare only14.61.315.11.515.71.714.32.710.72.7
Family incomecNegative/poor10.61.111.01.312.51.89.92.28.82.1
Near poor/low13.11.013.91.113.71.316.52.78.62.0
Middle14.20.814.30.914.61.012.82.312.62.3
High16.90.916.90.916.80.914.82.615.72.9
EducationLess than high school11.70.912.31.112.91.311.12.09.81.6
High school graduate12.70.712.90.713.20.89.61.59.92.4
At least some college17.20.717.20.717.10.819.12.215.42.4
Location of residencedMetropolitan15.30.515.60.615.90.614.21.212.11.3
  Large central metro15.60.916.21.017.91.312.41.612.41.7
  Large fringe metro14.71.015.01.014.81.114.52.4DSUDSU
  Medium metro16.11.016.21.116.11.117.43.315.23.1
  Small metro14.11.414.51.614.81.713.03.4DSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)13.51.513.71.513.71.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)10.71.411.11.411.21.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities14.60.814.80.915.21.012.51.712.12.4
Complex activities14.61.115.21.216.01.411.32.2DSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities15.30.615.60.615.80.714.51.612.11.6

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_3-2b: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/1_cancer/T2_1_3_3-2b.html