Table 1_1_4-2c

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_4.2c
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, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh 
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 76.10.370.84.475.90.377.40.578.21.3
AgeUnder age 4066.61.2DSUDSU67.71.564.22.567.46.9
Health insurance, under age 65Private76.70.384.25.976.60.577.70.678.41.6
Public only75.50.660.
Health insurance, ages 65-70Medicare only76.21.9DSUDSU75.72.377.04.0DSUDSU
Medicare and supplement79.80.8DSUDSU79.
Location of patient residenceMetropolitanb75.80.370.84.874.80.477.40.578.81.3
  Large metropolitan74.40.461.76.371.60.677.30.678.31.4
  Small metropolitan78.10.5DSUDSU78.20.577.
  Noncore, adjacent81.71.2DSUDSU81.71.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural77.72.3DSUDSU76.92.4DSUDSUDSUDSU

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