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Table 3c: Income - Men and women age 50 and over who report they ever had a flexible sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy, by family income, United States, 2000a

  Total <100% of poverty level 100-199% of poverty level 200-399% of poverty level ≥ 400% of poverty level
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                     
Total 38.9 0.5 29.2 1.7 34.8 1.3 37.9 1.2 47.5 1.1
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    50-64 32.8 0.7 26.9 2.6 27.7 2.1 30.4 1.6 38.8 1.1
    65 and over 46.2 0.8 31.8 2.1 43.2 1.6 46.9 1.7 57.9 2
                     
Race                    
    Single race                    
      American Indian or Alaska Native 37 7.1 * * * * * * * *
      Asian 24.9 3.3 * * * * * * 33.4 6
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
      Black or African American 32.8 1.5 24.1 2.9 32.4 3.3 34.5 4.2 48.8 3.9
      White 40 0.6 31.2 2.3 36.1 1.5 38.2 1.2 47.9 1.2
    More than one race 46.9 6.4 * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Hispanic 27.9 1.6 21.2 2.4 21.3 2.3 27.5 4 44.7 5.2
    Non-Hispanic 39.7 0.6 30.7 2 36.6 1.5 38.6 1.2 47.6 1.1
      Black or African American only 32.9 1.5 24.2 3 32.7 3.4 34.7 4.2 48.9 3.9
      White only 40.8 0.6 33.6 2.6 37.8 1.7 38.8 1.3 48.1 1.2
                     
Gender                    
    Female 36.6 0.7 27.9 2 34.9 1.7 37.6 1.5 43.2 1.4
    Male 41.8 0.8 30.6 2.8 34.9 2.1 38.3 1.9 51.5 1.6
                     
Health insurance (not age adjusted)                    
    Persons under age 65 34.8 0.8 32.6 3.2 32 2.6 31.7 1.7 39.4 1.1
      Private 35 0.8 34.6 6.2 31.7 3.2 30.8 1.7 39.6 1.1
      Public 32.7 1.9 31.4 3.1 32.7 4.4 41.9 5.7 31.7 6.7
      Uninsured 18 1.6 14 3.2 17.9 2.9 21 3.5 22.2 4.1
    Persons age 65 and over 46.2 0.8 31.8 2.1 43.2 1.6 46.9 1.7 57.9 2
      Medicare and any private 50.7 1 41.4 4.4 47.4 2.2 49.1 2 59.4 2.2
      Medicare and any public 35.9 2.2 28.8 3.2 39.8 3.9 * * * *
      Medicare only 38.3 1.4 26.3 3.4 37.3 2.7 40.9 3.4 50 4.5
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 29.3 0.9 26.2 2 30.3 2 30.3 2.2 33.1 3.6
    High school graduate 37 0.9 30.2 3.6 36.3 2.4 36.6 1.7 44.3 2.3
    At least some college 46.1 0.8 34.5 4.3 41.3 2.9 44.1 1.8 50.5 1.3
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 39.3 0.6 29.2 1.9 36.2 1.7 37.6 1.4 47.3 1.2
    Rural (Non-MSA) 38.1 1 28.9 3.3 32.1 2.2 38.7 2.2 48.1 2.3

aMeasure is age adjusted.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

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