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Table T2_2_1_3-1_1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_2_1_3.1_1
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years,a United States, 1998, 2003, and 2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 74.60.473.20.367.00.3
65 and over94.60.493.00.487.30.5
RacebAI/AN only66.54.868.34.858.33.6
Asian only80.51.475.51.769.31.9
Black only77.
White only73.80.472.70.467.00.4
Multiple races75.
EthnicitybHispanic, all races71.
Non-Hispanic, all races75.00.473.90.467.90.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black76.
  Non-Hispanic, White74.10.573.40.468.00.4
Health insurance,c ages 18–64Private75.20.573.40.467.10.4
Public only71.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private95.90.494.80.589.80.6
Medicare and public93.
Medicare only92.50.988.
Family incomedNegative/poor64.
Near poor/low67.50.966.00.859.50.8
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school69.
High school graduate74.50.874.20.668.60.6
At least some college84.70.483.60.478.20.4
Location of residenceeMetropolitan75.80.4DNADNADNADNA
  Large central metro77.30.7DNADNADNADNA
  Large fringe metro78.70.8DNADNADNADNA
  Medium metro73.60.8DNADNADNADNA
  Small metro69.61.4DNADNADNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)68.21.4DNADNADNADNA
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)67.01.9DNADNADNADNA
Activity limitationseBasic activities76.41.4DNADNADNADNA
Complex activities74.51.4DNADNADNADNA
Neither basic nor complex activities74.60.4DNADNADNADNA

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

b Estimates for race and ethnicity categories were tabulated using the 1997 standards for data year 1999 and beyond, and are not strictly comparable with estimates for earlier years.

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

d 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.

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DNC - Data were not collected.

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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_2_1_3-1_1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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