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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.1a
Percent of women age 40 and over who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years,a United States, 1999 and 2003
    2003 1999
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 69.5 0.5 70.3 0.5
Age, not age adjusted 40-64 70.5 0.7 71.8 0.6
65 and over 67.7 1.0 66.8 0.9
Race AI/AN only DSU DSU 61.8 6.2
Asian only 58.2 3.7 57.1 4.3
NHOPI only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 69.9 1.5 70.9 1.4
White only 69.9 0.6 70.8 0.6
Multiple races 67.7 5.0 74.0 4.9
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 65.1 1.7 65.7 1.8
Non-Hispanic, all races 70.0 0.6 70.8 0.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 70.0 1.5 70.8 1.5
Non-Hispanic, White 70.4 0.6 71.2 0.6
Health insurance,b age 40-64 Private 76.0 0.7 76.3 0.7
Public only 66.4 2.0 67.4 2.2
Uninsured 42.0 1.8 45.9 1.9
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 72.6 1.1 70.8 1.1
Medicare and public 64.9 2.6 56.3 3.0
Medicare only 58.2 1.9 61.3 1.9
Family incomec Negative/poor 55.4 1.6 57.5 1.8
Near poor/low 60.3 1.5 59.4 1.5
Middle 69.7 1.1 69.1 1.0
High 76.4 0.9 78.8 0.9
Education Less than high school 58.3 1.4 56.2 1.4
High school graduate 67.2 1.0 68.6 1.0
At least some college 75.2 0.7 77.4 0.7
Residence location Urban 69.6 0.6 71.2 0.6
Rural 69.2 1.0 68.2 1.0

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b A small number of persons who were covered by both public and private health insurance plans were included in the "private health insurance" category only.

c Negative/poor refers to household 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. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of persons were excluded because their family income could not be imputed.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

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

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