Table 1_1_4-2a

2010 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, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAsian
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 76.10.377.30.370.00.971.41.6
AgeUnder age 4066.61.267.01.566.42.964.45.6
40-4973.50.674.50.669.51.669.52.9
50-5976.80.478.20.569.61.474.22.7
60-6978.80.479.70.572.41.772.73.4
Health insurance, under age 65Private76.70.377.80.471.41.271.72.0
Public only75.50.677.00.668.91.668.23.8
Uninsured/other74.90.676.20.767.62.173.63.9
Health insurance, ages 65-70Medicare only76.21.976.52.070.35.7DSUDSU
Medicare and supplement79.80.880.60.875.23.468.67.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor70.84.472.16.868.56.3DSUDSU
Near poor/low75.90.377.10.470.91.067.62.4
Middle77.40.578.50.570.32.274.02.6
High78.21.378.91.4DSUDSU82.85.0
Residence locationbMetropolitan75.80.377.00.370.20.971.21.7
  Large metropolitan74.40.475.90.468.91.169.22.1
  Small metropolitan78.10.578.70.573.71.777.23.2
Micropolitan80.70.881.20.978.83.6DSUDSU
Noncore80.81.081.61.168.95.4DSUDSU
  Noncore, adjacent81.71.282.61.271.05.8DSUDSU
  Noncore, rural77.72.378.32.4DSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

b Large metropolitan includes areas with a population of one million or more; small metropolitan includes areas with a population less than one million.

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_4-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/1_cancer/T1_1_4-2a.html