Table 1_1_2-1

2009 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_2.1
Breast cancer diagnosed at advanced stage (regional, distant stage, or local stage with tumor greater than 2 cm) per 100,000 women age 40 and over,a United States, 2000 and 2006
Population groupRateSERateSE
Total 92.90.7104.30.8
Age, not age adjusted40–6480.60.890.80.9
65 and over122.51.6136.81.7
EthnicityHispanic, all races73.01.885.42.3
Non-Hispanic, all races95.70.8106.50.9
Non-Hispanic, White96.90.9109.21.0
Non-Hispanic, Black113.52.6117.92.9

a Data are SEER 2000–2006 limited-use database, 17 registries, released in November 2008. Estimates in this table are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard million population by 5-year age groups, except where indicated.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: National Cancer Institute, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_2-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.