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Table 1_2_1-1

2010 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 age 18 and over who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years,a United States, 1999-2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.60.577.90.479.20.481.30.480.80.4
65 and over50.11.354.
RaceAI/AN only67.54.871.25.584.34.876.15.788.63.1
Asian only64.
Black only79.
White only75.80.578.20.479.10.481.70.481.10.4
Multiple races74.53.583.92.879.43.678.43.786.23.0
EthnicityHispanic, all races73.71.374.
Non-Hispanic, all races76.00.578.60.480.00.482.00.481.60.4
Non-Hispanic, Black79.
Non-Hispanic, White76.60.679.10.580.20.582.50.481.80.4
Health insurance,b ages 18-64Private84.30.686.30.586.80.587.50.487.20.5
Public only79.81.380.
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare and private51.21.756.91.362.
Medicare and public46.
Medicare only50.
Family incomecNegative/poor68.11.467.
Near poor/low67.11.370.80.973.10.975.30.974.80.9
Education, age 25 and overLess than high school66.31.567.
High school graduate72.
At least some college81.30.683.10.584.70.586.40.585.80.5
Location of residencedMetropolitan76.30.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large central metro75.20.977.80.7DNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Large fringe metro78.10.979.00.8DNADNADNADNADNADNA
  Medium metro76.
  Small metro74.81.680.81.0DNADNADNADNADNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)72.21.776.71.3DNADNADNADNADNADNA
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)74.01.973.61.5DNADNADNADNADNADNA
Activity limitations,d age 18 and overBasic activities71.51.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Neither basic nor complex activities78.20.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.� Age data and health insurance data for age 65 and over 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 or poor refers to family incomes below the Federal poverty line for a given household size and composition; 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.

d For more information, see the 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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_2_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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