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Table 16_1_7-1

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 16_1_7.1
Adults age 50 and over who did not receive a blood stool test in the past 2 years or had not ever had a sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy, United States, 2006
Population groupPercentSE
Total34.50.2
RaceaWhite32.90.2
NHOPI42.66.7

a NHOPI includes people of mixed race who identified NHOPI to be the race that best represents their identity.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 16_1_7-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/16_prioritypopulations/T16_1_7-1.html

 

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