Table 1_1_3-2b

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_3.2b
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 ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total74.00.374.90.376.00.368.30.961.51.4
AgeUnder 4066.41.268.01.369.61.564.43.051.74.1
40–4972.10.673.10.674.30.766.51.760.42.4
50–5975.00.475.80.576.50.570.51.560.92.3
60–6975.90.576.70.577.60.568.91.968.42.6
Health insurance, ages 0–64Private74.70.475.10.475.90.469.21.367.61.9
Public73.70.674.40.776.50.765.41.863.62.5
Uninsured/other72.80.575.10.675.90.669.71.948.22.7
Health insurance, ages 65–70Medicare only71.01.972.12.073.62.1****
Medicare and supplement78.00.978.51.079.11.071.73.8**
Family incomeaNegative/poor**********
Near poor/low74.00.474.80.476.10.468.31.161.01.6
Middle75.20.576.00.576.80.668.82.564.93.2
High72.21.473.41.573.91.6****
Residence locationMetropolitan73.90.374.70.375.80.468.41.061.11.5
  Large metropolitan, more than 1 million72.30.473.40.474.80.567.21.261.71.7
  Small metropolitan, less than 1 million76.60.577.10.577.50.671.61.959.72.9
Micropolitan77.20.978.51.079.01.072.74.1**
Noncore75.91.176.41.277.01.2****
  Noncore, adjacent76.71.277.21.377.71.4****
  Noncore, rural73.12.573.62.774.32.8****

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_3-2b: 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_3-2b.html