Table 1_1_4-2a

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_4.2a
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, 2006
  TotalWhite onlyBlack onlyAsian
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.20.376.50.368.50.972.51.6
AgeUnder age 4068.11.268.71.467.12.9DSUDSU
40–4973.50.575.10.665.71.768.03.1
50–5975.50.476.60.568.81.473.82.6
60–6977.40.578.40.571.71.679.03.2
Health insurance, under age 65Private76.00.477.10.470.51.272.32.0
Public only74.60.676.30.666.21.776.23.5
Uninsured/other73.60.675.10.666.91.868.94.2
Health insurance, ages 65–70Medicare only70.62.071.92.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and supplement79.50.879.80.973.43.4DSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor65.74.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low75.10.376.60.468.51.069.62.6
Middle75.70.576.40.570.12.374.62.4
High76.21.476.81.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationMetropolitan74.80.376.10.368.40.972.61.7
  Large metropolitan, more than 1 million73.50.475.00.467.11.170.91.9
  Small metropolitan, less than 1 million77.40.577.90.572.41.879.83.5
Micropolitan78.40.978.80.976.63.8DSUDSU
Noncore78.91.179.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, adjacent80.21.280.71.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural74.72.376.02.4DSUDSUDSUDSU

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over. Family income is based on median ZIP Code income as of Census 2000.

DSU - 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_4-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/1_cancer/T1_1_4-2a.html