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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 221a: Women age 40 and over in community health centers who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years, by race, 2002

  Total White Black
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
             
Total 69.8 3.9 65.5 5.3 75.2 4.0
             
Age            
    40-64 71.1 4.1 68.2 5.7 72.9 3.9
    65 and over 28.9 4.1 58.4 13.3 83.5 7.6
             
Family incomea            
    Negative or poor 70.5 5.4 65.6 7.0 75.6 5.1
    Near poor/low 63.8 5.0 63.7 7.5 63.0 5.2
    Middle 78.3 4.7 78.6 6.8 * *
    High * * * * * *
             
             
Educationb(persons age 18 and over)            
    Less than high school graduate 76.6 4.9 71.8 7.8 80.4 4.9
    High school graduate 59.4 5.5 55.5 7.7 63.5 5.6
    At least some college 70.8 7.3 67.9 8.8 79.4 10.5
             
Insurance coverage            
    Under age 65            
      Any private 82.3 4.3 89.9 3.8 69.6 10.4
      Public only 72.1 5.1 66.2 8.0 79.8 7.2
      Uninsured 66.5 6.2 63.4 7.6 69.5 6.6
    Age 65 and over            
      Medicare only * * * * * *
      Medicare and private * * * * * *
      Medicare and other public * * * * * *
             
Residence location            
    MSA 76.4 4.8 71.5 6.4 79.3 6.5
    Non-MSA 64.6 5.7 62.0 7.4 71.4 4.4
             

aNegative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

bLess than high school graduate refers to fewer than 12 years of education or up to 12th grade but no diploma; high school graduate, 12 years of education or equivalent; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

*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: Health Resources and Services Administration, 2002 Community Health Center User Survey.

 

 

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