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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Elderly

Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older who reported every having sigmoidoscopy of colonoscopy

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 3-12b.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.

Tables

233 Percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older who reported every having sigmoidoscopy of colonoscopy, United States, 2000, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Income

Data Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.

Denominator

Number of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older residing in the community for the full year.

Numerator

Number of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older residing in the community for the full year who reported every having sigmoidoscopy of colonoscopy.

 

 

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