Table 1_1_5-1

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_5.1
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population,a United States, 2004-2007
Population groupNumberRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 40,59822.
65 and over23,425106.90.7107.60.7109.90.7110.90.7
EthnicityHispanic, all races2,07614.50.315.00.315.00.415.60.4
Non-Hispanic, all races38,48623.
Non-Hispanic, Black5,74732.20.432.20.433.50.432.90.4
Non-Hispanic, White31,80623.
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school78320.40.820.20.719.70.621.00.6
High school graduate2,89022.60.424.30.424.70.424.70.4
At least some college3,46416.40.317.10.318.10.318.40.3
Geographic locationcMetropolitan32,98122.
  Large central metro11,41223.
  Large fringe metro9,76223.
  Medium metro7,88722.10.323.30.323.50.324.00.3
  Small metro3,92022.90.423.60.423.70.424.00.4
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)4,58723.20.322.60.323.70.424.00.4
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)3,03022.70.423.70.424.10.423.50.4

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.� Age data are unadjusted. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from numerators.

b Not all States reported education data.

c 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: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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


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Internet Citation: Table 1_1_5-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.