Table 1.

Demographic distribution of women ages 40 years and older receiving a positive screening mammogram between 1995–2010 by insurance status stratifying by women younger than 65 years and women 65 years and older

Insurance status
AllNo insuranceaMedicaid onlyMedicare onlyMedicare & MedicaidMedicare & privatePrivate only
n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)
Age <65 y
 Total31,194916 (3)934 (3)634 (2)475 (1)592 (2)27,643 (89)
Race/Ethnicity
 Black, non-Hispanic3,916 (13)144 (16)374 (40)165 (26)178 (37)108 (18)2,947 (11)
 White, non-Hispanic24,969 (80)665 (73)458 (49)423 (67)269 (57)444 (75)22,710 (82)
 Other859 (3)82 (9)40 (4)bb15 (3)703 (3)
 Unknown1,450 (5)25 (3)62 (7)bb25 (4)1,283 (5)
Age, y
 40–447,307 (23)212 (23)276 (30)64 (10)62 (13)35 (6)6,658 (24)
 45–497,040 (22)220 (24)204 (22)98 (15)97 (20)72 (12)6,349 (23)
 50–546,648 (21)184 (20)184 (20)121 (19)105 (22)109 (18)5,945 (22)
 55–595,590 (18)144 (16)159 (17)165 (26)109 (23)162 (27)4,851 (18)
 60–644,609 (15)156 (17)111 (12)186 (29)102 (21)214 (36)3,840 (14)
Education
 <High school1,580 (5)140 (15)227 (24)107 (17)141 (30)59 (10)906 (3)
 High school/GED6,692 (21)295 (32)273 (29)204 (32)142 (30)183 (31)5,595 (20)
 Some college7,286 (23)206 (22)167 (18)130 (21)64 (13)140 (24)6,579 (24)
 College graduate8,372 (27)103 (11)59 (6)48 (8)25 (5)103 (17)8,034 (29)
 Unknown7,264 (23)172 (19)208 (22)145 (23)103 (22)107 (18)6,529 (24)
Age 65+ y
 Total11,832192 (2)2,617 (22)753 (6)7,087 (60)1,183 (10)
Race/Ethnicity
 Black, non-Hispanic1,226 (10)46 (24)363 (14)285 (38)422 (6)110 (9)
 White, non-Hispanic9,883 (83)132 (69)2,115 (81)408 (54)6,245 (88)983 (83)
 Other134 (1)b27 (1)b71 (1)19 (2)
 Unknown589 (5)b112 (4)b349 (5)71 (6)
Age, y
 65–694,342 (37)80 (42)920 (35)222 (29)2,354 (33)766 (65)
 70–743,320 (28)49 (26)753 (29)204 (27)2,086 (29)228 (19)
 75+4,170 (35)63 (33)944 (36)327 (43)2,647 (37)189 (16)
Education
 <High school1,632 (14)62 (32)457 (17)297 (39)705 (10)111 (9)
 High school/GED3,767 (32)58 (30)892 (34)195 (26)2,277 (32)345 (29)
 Some college2,291 (19)20 (10)403 (15)65 (9)1,564 (22)239 (20)
 College graduate1,579 (13)17 (9)267 (10)25 (3)1,106 (16)164 (14)
 Unknown2,563 (22)35 (18)598 (23)171 (23)1,435 (20)324 (27)
  • aWomen reporting no insurance 65 years and older were removed from the models due to small sample size (n = 24).

  • bCell counts < 11 have been suppressed.