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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 265c
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had a mammogram in the past year, by income,a 2003
Population group Total Negative/poor Near poor/low Middle High
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   52.2 0.8 40.5 1.8 47.6 1.3 55.9 1.4 65.8 2.0
Age 65-74 60.7 1.2 46.7 2.9 58.9 1.9 61.5 2.0 73.2 2.7
75-84 48.5 1.1 41.1 3.1 43.4 2.0 54.3 1.9 57.3 3.0
85 and over 29.1 1.6 21.6 3.1 25.8 2.3 34.4 2.9 42.6 5.0
Race White 52.8 0.9 39.2 2.2 47.4 1.4 56.2 1.5 66.5 2.0
Black 48.5 2.4 39.9 3.3 53.3 4.4 53.2 5.7 * *
AI/AN 56.8 10.3 * * * * * * * *
API 49.3 4.8 49.9 9.5 34.9 8.8 60.6 9.3 * *
Multiple races/other 48.3 4.6 49.3 7.8 47.7 5.6 47.3 9.4 * *
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, White 53.5 0.9 40.6 2.4 47.3 1.4 56.1 1.4 67.4 2.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 49.1 2.5 40.2 3.4 53.5 4.4 53.3 5.8 * *
Non-Hispanic, other 47.3 3.8 50.5 7.6 39.8 6.3 51.5 7.4 51.4 10.1
Hispanic, all races 46.0 2.9 36.5 3.9 49.3 4.0 56.5 6.8 * *
Health insurance Medicare and Medicaid 41.4 1.9 39.9 2.3 44.9 3.1 * * * *
Medicare HMO 56.2 2.1 49.9 5.8 53.1 3.2 56.6 3.5 68.0 5.1
Medicare and private 55.7 1.0 43.9 3.2 49.3 1.6 57.2 1.6 66.4 2.1
Medicare fee-for-service only 30.1 2.7 24.3 5.8 30.8 3.8 33.1 6.2 * *
Residence location MSA 53.6 0.9 41.3 2.3 48.5 1.4 56.2 1.5 68.1 2.1
Non-MSA 47.5 2.2 38.9 2.6 44.9 2.8 54.9 3.4 50.7 4.9
Perceived health status Excellent/very good/good 54.1 0.9 39.8 2.2 49.7 1.4 56.9 1.6 66.6 2.0
Fair/poor 45.9 1.7 41.7 3.3 42.0 2.5 51.9 3.1 57.6 5.7
Functional limitations No limitation 58.2 1.2 45.3 2.9 54.6 1.9 59.4 1.9 69.7 2.4
IADL only 52.4 1.8 34.9 4.4 47.7 2.9 58.1 3.1 70.7 4.3
1-2 ADLs 46.8 1.5 40.7 3.4 43.6 2.7 52.2 2.5 51.6 5.4
3 or more ADLs 31.5 1.9 33.8 4.0 26.3 2.8 35.7 4.0 37.2 6.4
At least 1 ADL/IADL 45.4 1.0 36.9 2.2 40.9 1.6 51.6 1.9 57.9 3.1

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over. 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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