Table 1_4_1-1

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_4_1.1
All cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a United States, 1999 and 2005
Population group20051999
NumberRateSENumberRateSE
Total559,303183.80.2549,829200.80.3
Age, not age adjusted0–171,8452.50.11,923DNADNA
18–4419,49117.20.122,036DNADNA
45–64149,645205.40.5135,748224.90.6
65 and over388,3221055.51.7390,1221121.11.8
RaceAmerican Indian/Alaska Native2,465123.22.61,836134.83.4
Asian/Pacific Islander11,550110.51.18,812123.01.4
Black63,161222.70.961,950252.51.0
White482,127182.60.3477,231197.90.3
EthnicityHispanic, all races26,154122.80.820,233134.81.0
Non-Hispanic, all races532,378188.20.3528,209204.20.3
Non-Hispanic, Black62,507226.80.961,408255.91.0
Non-Hispanic, White456,131187.00.3456,308201.20.3
GenderFemale268,886155.60.3264,003167.60.3
Male290,417225.10.4285,826251.90.5
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school17,894151.01.128,691143.20.9
High school graduate41,566128.40.663,807140.00.6
At least some college34,54267.60.451,63677.30.3
Residence locationbMetropolitan443,387181.30.3DNADNADNA
  Large central metro147,405177.90.5DNADNADNA
  Large fringe metro127,135180.50.5DNADNADNA
  Medium metro112,594183.10.5DNADNADNA
  Small metro56,253190.20.8DNADNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)67,699192.80.7DNADNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)48217197.20.9DNADNADNA

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from displayed numerators.

b For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 1_4_1-1: 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_4_1-1.html