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Table 1_3_3_2a

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_3_3.2a
Adults age 50 and over who received a fecal occult blood test in the last 2 years,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.70.514.90.513.
Age, not age adjusted50-6413.10.613.40.612.11.311.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over16.50.716.60.815.61.820.23.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance,b ages 50-64, not age adjustedAll persons ages 50-6414.10.614.40.713.01.611.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and over, not age adjustedAll persons age 65 and over16.50.716.60.815.61.820.23.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medicare and private17.
  Medicare and public15.91.717.
  Medicare only14.61.315.21.514.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomecNegative/poor10.
Near poor/low13.
EducationLess than high school11.70.912.
High school graduate12.70.713.
At least some college17.20.717.00.719.
Location of residencedMetropolitan15.30.515.60.614.
  Large central metro15.60.916.
  Large fringe metro14.
  Medium metro16.
  Small metro14.11.414.51.513.03.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)10.71.410.91.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationsdBasic activities14.60.814.80.913.01.812.43.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities14.
Neither basic nor complex activities15.30.615.60.714.41.515.42.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. 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 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_3_3_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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