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Table 4c: Income - Men and women age 50 and over who report they had a fecal occult blood test within the past 2 years, 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 % SE % SE % SE % SE % SE
                     
Total 33.3 0.5 24.6 1.6 29.5 1.4 33.7 1.1 40.5 1.1
                     
Age (not age adjusted)                    
    50-64 31.1 0.7 22.8 2.2 25.3 2.1 31.1 1.5 35.3 1.1
    65 and over 35.9 0.9 26.7 2.3 34.5 1.6 36.8 1.6 46.6 2
                     
Race                    
    Single race                    
      American Indian or Alaska Native 38.2 7.3 * * * * * * * *
      Asian 37 4 * * * * * * 38.8 7.2
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander * * * * * * * * * *
      Black or African American 31 1.4 25.7 3.6 27.9 3.4 32.8 3.7 44.7 5.2
      White 33.6 0.6 24.8 2 29.6 1.5 33.6 1.2 40.3 1.2
    More than one race 34.6 5.9 * * * * * * * *
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Hispanic 21.1 1.4 15.5 2.2 18.5 2.7 28.3 4.3 25.2 3.9
    Non-Hispanic 34.2 0.6 26.4 1.9 31 1.5 34.1 1.1 41.1 1.1
      Black or African American only 30.8 1.4 25.7 3.6 27.8 3.4 32.2 3.7 44.5 5.2
      White only 34.5 0.6 27 2.3 31.1 1.7 34.2 1.2 40.9 1.2
                     
Gender                    
    Female 34.3 0.7 26.3 2.1 30.4 1.7 36.2 1.4 41.2 1.6
    Male 32.4 0.8 21.7 2.7 28.3 2.3 30.9 1.8 39.8 1.6
                     
Health insurance (not age adjusted)                    
    Persons under age 65 33.2 0.7 27.7 3.1 29.7 2.5 33.2 1.6 35.9 1.1
      Private 33.1 0.7 21.7 5.2 25.9 3.1 33.4 1.7 35.7 1.1
      Public 33.7 2.2 31.5 3.5 38.3 4.7 30.7 5.3 46.3 7.8
      Uninsured 15.5 1.4 12.4 3 15.4 3.1 16 3.4 18.9 4.1
    Persons age 65 and over 35.9 0.9 26.7 2.3 34.5 1.6 36.8 1.6 46.6 2
      Medicare and any private 38.1 1.1 33.5 4.9 35.8 2.1 37.2 1.8 49.7 2.4
      Medicare and any public 33..6 2.4 24.9 3.3 38.1 4.5 * * * *
      Medicare only 31.1 1.4 22.1 3.3 30.7 2.7 36.2 3.6 35.1 4.6
                     
Education (age 25 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 25.5 1 21.5 1.8 26.2 1.9 29.4 2.1 29.5 3.7
    High school graduate 32 1 28 3.5 31.8 2.4 33.7 1.6 38.2 2
    At least some college 38.5 0.8 28.2 3.7 32.1 2.8 36.4 1.7 42.2 1.5
                     
Residence location                    
    Urban (MSA) 34.1 0.6 26.7 2 30.1 1.8 33.6 1.4 40.8 1.4
    Rural (Non-MSA) 31.5 0.9 19.7 2.9 28.4 2.1 33.7 2 39.4 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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