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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 6.3: National Overall Measures

Limitation of activity caused by chronic conditions, according to selected characteristics, United States, selected years 1997, 1999, 2000
       
  Percent with any activity limitation
Population group 1997 1999 2000
       
Total a, b 13.3 12.2 11.7
       
Age
Under 18 6.6 6.0 6.0
Under 5 3.5 3.1 3.2
5-17 7.8 7.0 7.0
18-44 7.0 6.3 5.8
18-24 5.1 4.4 3.6
25-44 7.6 6.9 6.5
45-54 14.2 13.1 12.4
55-64 22.2 21.1 19.7
65 and over 38.7 35.6 34.7
65-74 30.0 27.5 26.1
75 and over 50.2 45.6 45.1
       
Sexb
Male 13.1 12.1 11.7
Female 13.4 12.2 11.5
       
Raceb, c
White only 13.1 12.0 11.5
Black or African American only 17.1 15.3 14.3
American Indian and Alaska Native only 23.1 18.8 20.1
Asian only 7.5 6.8 6.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific      
Islander only DSU DSU DSU
2 or more races DNC 20.3 19.8
Black or African American; White DNC 14.9 *20.3
American Indian and Alaska Native; White DNC 26.0 25.3
       
Hispanic origin and raceb, c
Hispanic or Latino 12.8 10.4 10.3
Mexican 12.5 9.6 10.4
Not Hispanic or Latino DSU 12.4 11.9
White only 13.2 12.2 11.7
Black or African American only 17.0 15.2 14.3
       
Poverty statusb, d
Poor 26.8 24.6 23.2
Near poor 19.0 19.1 17.5
Nonpoor 10.5 10.0 9.5
       
Hispanic origin and race and poverty status b, c, d
Hispanic or Latino      
Poor 19.7 16.4 16.9
Near poor 13.1 11.4 11.4
Nonpoor 9.8 7.9 7.4
Not Hispanic or Latino      
White only      
Poor 29.5 27.6 25.6
Near poor 20.7 21.5 19.7
Nonpoor 10.7 10.2 9.8
Black or African American only      
Poor 29.4 28.0 24.7
Near poor 20.0 19.1 18.3
Nonpoor 10.7 10.1 9.7
       
Geographic regionb
Northeast 13.0 11.3 10.6
Midwest 13.1 12.9 12.3
South 13.9 12.6 11.7
West 13.0 11.7 12.1
       
Location of residenceb
MSA 12.7 11.4 10.9
Non-MSA 15.5 15.1 14.6
       

* Estimates are considered unreliable. Data preceded by an asterisk have a relative standard error of 20-30 percent. Data not shown have a relative standard error of greater than 30 percent

aIncludes all other races not shown separately and unknown poverty status.

bEstimates for all persons are age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population using six age groups: Under 18 years, 18-44 years, 45-54 years, 55-64 years, 65-74 years, and 75 years and over.

cStarting with data year 1999, estimates by race and Hispanic origin are tabulated using the 1997 Standards for Federal data on race and ethnicity; prior to data year 1999 the 1977 Standards are used.

dBeginning in 1997 poverty status is based on family income, family size, number of children in the family, and for families with two or fewer adults, the age of the adults in the family. Poor persons are defined as below the poverty threshold. Near poor persons have incomes of 100 percent to less than 200 percent of the poverty threshold. Nonpoor persons have incomes of 200 percent or greater than the poverty threshold. Family income, Poverty level, Poverty status was unknown for 20 percent of persons in the sample in 1997, 25 percent in 1998, 28 percent in 1999.

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

DNC - Data system does not collect data for this population.

Source Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, family core questionnaire.

Table 6.2: National Overall Measures Percent of women (age 40 and over) who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years.

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