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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.3a
Percent of women age 18 and over who reported they had a Pap smear within the past 3 years,a United States, 1999 and 2003
    2003 1999
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 79.2 0.4 80.8 0.4
Age 18-44 83.9 0.5 86.8 0.5
45-64 81.3 0.7 81.7 0.7
65 and over 60.8 1.0 61.0 0.9
Race AI/AN only 84.3 4.8 88.6 3.1
Asian only 67.8 2.6 64.1 2.9
NHOPI only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 82.8 0.9 84.2 0.9
White only 79.1 0.4 81.1 0.4
Multiple races 79.4 3.6 86.2 3.0
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 74.6 1.1 75.8 1.0
Non-Hispanic, all races 80.0 0.4 81.6 0.4
Non-Hispanic, Black 82.6 1.0 84.5 0.9
Non-Hispanic, White 80.2 0.5 81.8 0.4
Health insurance,b age 18-64 Private 86.8 0.5 87.2 0.5
Public only 83.1 1.0 84.2 1.1
Uninsured 65.8 1.2 72.3 1.1
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare and private 62.7 1.2 63.4 1.1
Medicare and public 60.9 2.6 55.4 3.0
Medicare only 56.5 2.0 57.4 1.9
Family incomec Negative/poor 69.7 1.1 73.4 1.1
Near poor/low 73.1 0.9 74.8 0.9
Middle 79.3 0.7 80.8 0.7
High 84.8 0.7 85.8 0.7
Education, age 25 and over Less than high school 67.7 1.1 71.2 1.0
High school graduate 77.5 0.7 80.3 0.7
At least some college 84.7 0.5 85.8 0.5
Residence location Urban 79.2 0.4 80.9 0.4
Rural 79.4 0.8 80.7 0.8

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except for age categories and 1999 health insurance categories for age 65 and over.

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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