Table 1_4_1-1

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_4_1.1
All cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a United States, 1999 and 2006
Population groupRateSERateSE
Total 180.70.2200.80.3
Age, not age adjusted0–172.30.1DNADNA
65 and over1040.01.71121.11.8
EthnicityHispanic, all races118.00.8134.81.0
Non-Hispanic, all races185.30.3204.20.3
Non-Hispanic, Black221.70.9255.91.0
Non-Hispanic, White184.60.3201.20.3
Residence locationbMetropolitan178.10.3DNADNA
  Large central metro173.30.5DNADNA
  Large fringe metro178.00.5DNADNA
  Medium metro181.20.5DNADNA
  Small metro186.80.8DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)191.60.7DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)193.50.9DNADNA

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.

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_4_1-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.