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Table 1_2_1_1

2011 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_2_1.1
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years,a United States, 2000, 2005, 2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 84.50.585.30.487.50.4
RaceAI/AN only82.
Asian only71.52.668.
Black only86.11.384.
White only85.10.686.10.588.10.4
Multiple races86.14.390.42.786.73.3
EthnicityHispanic, all races81.31.479.
Non-Hispanic, all races85.10.686.30.588.50.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black86.11.384.
  Non-Hispanic, White86.10.787.50.589.10.4
Health insurance,b ages 21-64Private88.70.689.90.591.10.4
Public only84.41.481.21.488.71.1
Family incomecNegative/poor76.41.772.91.579.81.3
Near poor/low74.71.777.11.380.61.1
Education, ages 25-64Less than high school75.01.972.71.478.01.2
High school graduate78.91.381.
At least some college89.00.689.70.591.40.4
Location of residencedMetropolitan84.90.684.60.587.80.4
  Large central metro83.
  Large fringe metro86.
  Medium metro86.
  Small metro83.61.888.41.1DSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)
Activity limitationsdBasic activities82.91.668.23.9DSUDSU
Complex activities78.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities85.40.5DSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population. Age data are unadjusted.

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 family 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.

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

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_2_1_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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