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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Effectiveness of Care: Cancer

Percent of women (age 40 and over) who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 3-13.

National Table

1.1a Percent of women age 40 and over who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years, United States, 2000.

National Data Source

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

National Denominator

Number of women age 40 and over.

National Numerator

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

State Table

1.1b Percent of women age 40 and over who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years, by State, 2000 and 2002.

State Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

State Denominator

Number of women age 40 and over.

State Numerator

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

Comments

Percents 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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