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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 2005
Population group 2005 1999
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   66.6 0.6 70.3 0.5
Age, not age adjusted 40-64 67.9 0.7 71.8 0.6
65 and over 63.8 1.0 66.8 0.9
Race AI/AN only 67.1 7.4 61.8 6.2
Asian only 54.0 3.5 57.1 4.3
NHOPI only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 64.3 1.6 70.9 1.4
White only 67.3 0.6 70.8 0.6
Multiple races 63.6 5.3 74.0 4.9
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 58.9 1.7 65.7 1.8
Non-Hispanic, all races 67.4 0.6 70.8 0.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 64.7 1.5 70.8 1.5
Non-Hispanic, White 68.2 0.7 71.2 0.6
Health insurance,b ages 40-64 Private 74.2 0.7 76.3 0.7
Public only 57.9 2.0 67.4 2.2
Uninsured 38.3 1.8 45.9 1.9
Health insurance, age 65 and over, not age adjusted Medicare and private 67.4 1.3 70.8 1.1
Medicare and public 58.2 2.7 56.3 3.0
Medicare only 60.3 1.9 61.3 1.9
Family incomec Negative/poor 48.5 1.7 57.5 1.8
Near poor/low 55.1 1.4 59.4 1.5
Middle 66.8 1.1 69.1 1.0
High 75.3 0.9 78.8 0.9
Education Less than high school 53.7 1.4 56.2 1.4
High school graduate 64.4 1.0 68.6 1.0
At least some college 72.5 0.8 77.4 0.7
Residence locationd Large central metro 66.5 1.1 DNA DNA
Large fringe metro 69.8 1.1 DNA DNA
Medium metro 66.6 1.2 DNA DNA
Small metro 68.4 1.6 DNA DNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 63.4 1.9 DNA DNA
Noncore (nonmetro) 58.4 2.9 DNA DNA

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.

d For more information, see National Health Interview Survey entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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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