Table 1_1_4-2c

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_4.2c
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 family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.20.365.74.775.10.375.70.576.21.4
AgeUnder age 4068.11.2DSUDSU67.51.569.42.3DSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Private76.00.4DSUDSU76.30.575.80.676.91.6
Public only74.60.6DSUDSU74.00.777.
Health insurance, ages 65–70Medicare only70.62.0DSUDSU70.12.576.14.0DSUDSU
Medicare and supplement79.50.8DSUDSU79.
Residence locationMetropolitan74.80.3DSUDSU74.30.475.80.576.51.4
  Large metropolitan, more than 1 million73.50.4DSUDSU71.20.675.80.676.51.4
  Small metropolitan, less than 1 million77.40.5DSUDSU77.90.675.41.1DSUDSU
  Noncore, adjacent80.21.2DSUDSU80.31.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural74.72.3DSUDSU74.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSU

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_4-2c: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.