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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 249a
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had a mammogram in the past year,a by race, 2002
    Total White Black AI/AN API Multiple races/other
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 53.2 0.8 53.8 0.9 50.1 2.5 * * 49.9 5.1 48.2 4.3
Age 65-74 60.1 1.1 60.3 1.2 57.6 3.6 * * 61.4 6.9 61.1 6.2
75-84 51.3 1.2 52.5 1.2 47.0 3.6 * * 36.7 8.2 33.0 7.8
85 and over 31.2 1.7 32.5 1.9 26.9 4.9 * * * * * *
Incomeb Negative/poor 42.5 1.8 41.2 2.1 45.6 3.7 * * 44.2 10.2 41.2 8.9
Near poor/low 46.1 1.3 46.0 1.4 49.4 3.9 * * 45.7 8.5 43.0 6.7
Middle 60.5 1.3 60.6 1.4 54.6 6.4 * * 61.2 9.5 * *
High 64.3 1.8 64.5 1.9 * * * * * * * *
Health insurance Medicare and private 56.8 1.0 56.7 1.1 60.8 3.7 * * 64.9 6.8 45.1 7.0
Medicare and Medicaid 41.2 1.9 41.2 2.3 43.5 3.9 * * 33.7 7.9 34.8 6.6
Medicare HMO 55.3 1.9 54.4 2.2 60.1 7.5 * * * * * *
Medicare fee-for-service only 35.2 3.0 36.5 3.4 22.9 5.8 * * * * * *
Residence location MSA 54.0 0.9 54.7 1.0 50.3 2.8 * * 48.9 5.3 51.2 5.3
Non-MSA 50.7 1.8 50.8 1.9 51.1 5.7 * * * * 39.4 6.4
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 55.5 0.9 56.2 0.9 50.9 3.2 * * 53.1 5.7 47.4 5.0
Fair/poor 45.2 1.5 44.5 1.7 48.7 3.8 * * * * 50.6 8.5
Functional limitations No limitations 59.8 1.2 60.4 1.2 57.5 4.0 * * 53.5 6.9 52.9 7.3
IADL only 55.1 1.6 54.8 1.8 54.2 5.6 * * * * 51.8 9.5
At least 1 IADL and 1-2 ADLs 44.8 1.7 44.9 1.8 48.7 4.7 * * * * * *
At least 1 IADL and 3-6 ADLs 32.9 1.9 33.7 2.2 27.2 4.8 * * * * * *
At least 1 ADL/IADL 46.0 1.1 46.3 1.2 44.2 3.2 * * 44.7 7.6 43.4 5.5

a Female full-year community residents age 65 or older.

b Negative/poor refers to 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.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; IADLs: instrumental activities of daily living; ADLs: activities of daily living; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.

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