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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Women age 40 and over who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 3-13.

Tables

1 Women age 40 and over who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years, United States, 2003, by

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Family income

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).

Denominator

U.S female resident population age 40 and over.

Numerator

Number of women age 40 and over who report receiving a mammogram within the past 2 years.

Comments

Data are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population. Age-adjusted percents are weighted sums of age-specific percents. For a discussion of age adjustment, see Part A, Section 5 of Tracking Healthy People 2010.

 

 

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