Table 1_1_5-1

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_5.1
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year,a United States, 1999 and 2006
Population groupRateSERateSE
Age, not age adjusted0–17DSUDSUDNADNA
65 and over107.60.7119.60.8
RaceAmerican Indian/Alaska Native12.
Asian/Pacific Islander12.10.412.70.5
EthnicityHispanic, all races15.00.316.40.4
Non-Hispanic, all races24.
Non-Hispanic, Black32.20.435.70.5
Non-Hispanic, White23.
Residence locationbMetropolitan23.60.1DNADNA
  Large central metro23.70.2DNADNA
  Large fringe metro23.70.2DNADNA
  Medium metro23.30.3DNADNA
  Small metro23.60.4DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)22.60.3DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)23.70.4DNADNA

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.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_5-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.