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Table 1_2_1_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_2_1.2a
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years,a by race, United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 84.50.585.10.686.11.371.52.6DSUDSU82.
Age, not age adjusted21-4485.00.785.90.785.61.767.83.3DSUDSU87.
Health insurance,b ages 21-64Private88.70.689.70.688.81.775.72.9DSUDSUDSUDSU91.15.7
Family incomecNegative/poor76.41.773.
Near poor/low74.71.773.
Education, ages 25-65Less than high school75.01.972.
High school graduate78.91.379.11.579.
At least some college89.00.689.80.691.21.577.52.7DSUDSUDSUDSU85.06.4
Location of residencedMetropolitan84.90.685.50.686.71.372.52.6DSUDSU83.95.886.35.1
Large central metro83.
  Large fringe metro86.
  Medium metro86.
  Small metro83.61.883.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)
Activity limitationsdBasic activities82.91.681.41.989.33.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities78.
Neither basic nor complex activities85.40.586.40.685.91.570.92.8DSUDSU82.55.581.55.8

a. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. 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_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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