Table 1_1_5-2

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_5.2
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population,a United States, 1999-2003
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over114.30.7116.10.7115.90.7120.20.8119.60.8
EthnicityHispanic, all races16.10.415.50.416.30.416.90.416.40.4
Non-Hispanic, all races25.
Non-Hispanic, Black34.60.534.60.535.10.535.10.535.70.5
Non-Hispanic, White25.
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school22.30.618.90.519.60.520.80.520.30.5
High school graduate25.50.326.00.326.70.327.60.327.00.3
At least some college18.

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.

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_5-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.