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Table 18_2_1-1d

2009 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 18_2_1.1d
Adults age 50 and over who reported they had a sigmoidoscopy, a colonoscopy, or a fecal occult blood test within the past 5 years, by Asian ethnicity, California, 2007
  TotalAll racesChineseFilipinoJapaneseKoreanVietnameseSouth Asian
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.10.560.61.758.82.965.
Health insurance,a under age 65Private66.40.763.72.759.
Health insurance, age 65 and overTotal74.80.666.12.664.44.570.35.870.
Medicare and private78.10.774.33.677.54.570.18.973.76.873.67.7DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and public66.71.858.44.855.88.862.110.4DSUDSU59.26.666.07.7DSUDSU
Family incomebNegative/poor50.
Near poor/low57.91.348.73.950.86.652.39.059.512.148.79.354.39.1DSUDSU
EducationLess than high school56.31.648.74.846.47.8DSUDSUDSUDSU46.39.852.27.1DSUDSU
High school graduate63.
At least some college70.10.566.31.962.13.469.
Residence locationUrban66.30.561.01.758.52.966.
English proficiencyEnglish only68.90.571.
Well/very well65.61.364.52.662.84.564.54.962.58.852.87.581.
Not well/not at all51.61.949.62.952.74.5DSUDSUDSUDSU51.25.348.95.6DSUDSU
Born in U.S.Yes68.70.570.73.668.15.6DSUDSU72.45.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 300 percent of the poverty line; and high, 300 percent of the poverty line and over. Missing values for family income were imputed using multiple imputation methodology. A small number of people 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: SE: standard error.

Source: University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Policy Research, California Health Interview Survey.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 18_2_1-1d: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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