Table 1_1_4-2b

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_4.2b
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, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.20.376.20.377.40.368.60.961.61.3
AgeUnder age 4068.11.269.91.370.81.666.33.058.83.9
40–4973.50.574.70.676.30.666.21.859.42.4
50–5975.50.476.30.577.40.569.01.562.02.2
60–6977.40.578.20.579.00.571.31.765.02.5
Health insurance, under age 65Private76.00.476.60.477.50.470.41.264.11.8
Public only74.60.675.40.677.10.765.91.865.52.3
Uninsured/other73.60.675.90.677.20.767.81.950.82.8
Health insurance, ages 65–70Medicare only70.62.070.92.271.22.4DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and supplement79.50.879.70.980.00.973.13.6DSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor65.74.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low75.10.376.40.478.00.468.51.059.91.5
Middle75.70.576.00.576.50.670.52.465.82.9
High76.21.476.31.476.61.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationMetropolitan74.80.375.70.377.00.468.41.061.21.4
  Large metropolitan, more than 1 million73.50.474.20.475.80.567.01.261.01.7
  Small metropolitan, less than 1 million77.40.578.40.578.90.572.61.961.72.8
Micropolitan78.40.979.21.079.31.076.53.9DSUDSU
Noncore78.91.179.61.180.01.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, adjacent80.21.280.71.381.11.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural74.72.375.72.576.32.5DSUDSUDSUDSU

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_4-2b: 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_4-2b.html