Table 1_1_4-2b

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_4.2b
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, 2007
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 76.10.377.10.378.40.369.70.961.81.3
AgeUnder age 4066.
Health insurance, under age 65Private76.70.377.50.478.60.471.
Public only75.50.676.90.678.80.667.91.763.62.3
Health insurance, ages 65-70Medicare only76.21.976.
Medicare and supplement79.80.880.50.881.20.973.33.669.74.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor70.84.473.24.975.87.571.16.8DSUDSU
Near poor/low75.90.377.00.478.50.470.
Residence locationMetropolitanb75.80.376.80.378.10.470.
  Large metropolitan74.40.475.30.477.00.568.
  Small metropolitan78.10.579.20.579.70.574.51.861.42.8
  Noncore, adjacent81.
  Noncore, rural77.72.377.62.678.52.6DSUDSUDSUDSU

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_4-2b: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.