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Table 16_8_4-1a

2008 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 16_8_4.1a
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who had a mammogram in the last 12 months,a by race, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIMultiple races/other
85 and over30.11.531.81.722.14.8******
Near poor/low47.61.347.41.454.04.5**26.97.851.66.4
Health insuranceMedicare and Medicaid42.**41.36.942.76.8
Medicare HMO55.****62.97.9
Medicare and private57.**52.28.451.06.2
Medicare fee for service only33.43.430.23.549.67.6******
Residence locationMSA55.**47.35.352.54.7
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good55.**49.05.549.34.8
Functional limitationsNo limitation60.**49.57.452.26.6
IADLs only54.****55.98.1
1–2 ADLs46.71.547.01.648.55.7******
Three or more ADLs30.82.329.62.640.26.0****30.48.7
At least 1 ADL/IADL46.**39.27.347.35.3

a Estimates are for full-year community residents age 65 and over.

b Negative/poor refers to incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over 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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; HMO: Health Maintenance Organization; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; IADLs: instrumental activities of daily living; ADLs: activities of daily living; SE: standard error;

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 16_8_4-1a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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