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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.5a: Percent of men and women age 50 and over who report they ever received a flexible sigmoidoscopy, United States, 2000

Population group Percenta Standard error
     
Total 38.9 0.5
     
Age (not age adjusted)    
    50-64 32.8 0.7
    65 and over 46.2 0.8
     
Race    
    American Indian or Alaska Native only 37.0 7.1
    Asian or Pacific Islander only 24.7 3.3
      Asian only 24.9 3.3
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU DSU
    Black or African American only 32.8 1.5
    White only 40.0 0.6
    More than one race 46.9 6.4
     
Ethnicity    
    Hispanic 27.9 1.6
    Total, non-Hispanic 39.7 0.6
      Black or African American 32.9 1.5
      White 40.8 0.6
     
Gender    
    Male 41.8 0.8
    Female 36.6 0.7
     
Health insurance (not age adjusted)    
    Persons under age 65 34.8 0.8
      Private 35.0 0.8
      Public 32.7 1.9
      Uninsured 18.0 1.6
    Persons age 65 and over 46.2 0.8
      Medicare + any private 50.7 1.0
      Medicare + any public 35.9 2.2
      Medicare only 38.3 1.4
     
Family income    
    < 100% of poverty level 29.2 1.7
    100-199% of poverty level 34.8 1.3
    200-399% of poverty level 37.9 1.2
    ≥400% of poverty level 47.5 1.1
    Unknown 36.2 0.9
     
Education (persons age 25 and over)    
    Less than high school 29.3 0.9
    High school graduate 37.0 0.9
    At least some college 46.1 0.8
     
Residence location    
    MSA 39.3 0.6
    Non-MSA 38.1 1.0
     

a Percents are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

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

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

 

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