Table 1_1_3-2a

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 1_1_3.2a
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAsian
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total74.00.375.30.368.10.971.01.7
AgeUnder 4066.41.267.81.463.42.9**
40–4972.10.673.40.666.51.670.23.0
50–5975.00.476.00.570.51.572.82.8
60–6975.90.577.00.568.81.875.03.6
Health insurance, ages 0–64Private74.70.475.80.469.61.372.82.1
Public73.70.675.60.765.81.765.64.3
Uninsured/other72.80.574.00.668.01.869.94.0
Health insurance, ages 65–70Medicare only71.01.973.12.0****
Medicare and supplement78.00.978.70.972.73.6**
Family incomeaNegative/poor********
Near poor/low74.00.475.30.468.11.073.52.6
Middle75.20.576.40.567.62.469.42.6
High72.21.473.41.5****
Residence locationMetropolitan73.90.375.10.368.21.070.91.8
  Large metropolitan, more than 1 million72.30.473.90.467.01.167.22.1
  Small metropolitan, less than 1 million76.60.577.20.571.41.881.83.0
Micropolitan77.20.978.41.070.94.0**
Noncore75.91.177.01.1****
  Noncore, adjacent76.71.277.61.3****
  Noncore, rural73.12.574.72.5****

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below $17,500; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the Federal 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: SE: standard error.

Source: Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons and American Cancer Society, National Cancer Data Base.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_3-2a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/1_cancer/T1_1_3-2a.html