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Table 1_1_1-1

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 1_1_1.1
Women age 40 and over who received a mammogram in the last 2 years,a United States, 1999 and 2005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.60.670.30.5
Age (not age adjusted)40–6467.90.771.80.6
65 and over63.
RaceAI/AN only67.17.461.86.2
Asian only54.03.557.14.3
Black only64.31.670.91.4
White only67.30.670.80.6
Multiple races63.65.374.04.9
EthnicityHispanic, all races58.91.765.71.8
Non-Hispanic, all races67.40.670.80.6
Non-Hispanic, Black64.71.570.81.5
Non-Hispanic, White68.20.771.20.6
Health insurance,b ages 40–64Private74.20.776.30.7
Public only57.
Health insurance, age 65 and over, not age adjustedMedicare and private67.41.370.81.1
Medicare and public58.22.756.33.0
Medicare only60.31.961.31.9
Family incomecNegative/poor48.51.757.51.8
Near poor/low55.11.459.41.5
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school53.71.456.21.4
High school graduate64.
At least some college72.50.877.40.7
Residence locationdLarge central metro66.51.1DNADNA
Large fringe metro69.81.1DNADNA
Medium metro66.61.2DNADNA
Small metro68.41.6DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)63.41.9DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)58.42.9DNADNA

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

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

c 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 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 people 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; SE: standard error;

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


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_1-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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