Table 1_4_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_4_3.2a
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
Age, not age adjusted0–17**********
65 and over306.70.9313.11.0307.73.1149.63.6192.69.6
Residence locationbMetropolitan51.
  Large central metro47.
  Large fringe metro50.70.351.80.350.
  Medium metro53.90.354.30.359.
  Small metro57.20.456.90.566.91.926.33.530.84.0
Micropolitan (nonmetro)58.60.458.90.460.61.732.72.939.53.5
Noncore (nonmetro)59.20.559.00.565.12.1**50.13.8

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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; 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_3-2a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.