Table 1_1_5-3a

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_5.3a
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population,a by race, United States, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 22.90.122.30.131.40.411.10.412.71.0
Age0-17DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-444.50.14.10.18.00.32.80.3DSUDSU
45-6437.30.335.60.356.81.120.91.124.72.6
65 and over106.90.7108.20.8122.32.541.92.450.96.3
Geographic locationbMetropolitan22.90.122.30.131.60.410.80.49.51.1
  Large central metro23.20.222.10.232.70.611.20.57.91.7
  Large fringe metro23.40.223.10.330.10.910.30.813.83.1
  Medium metro22.10.321.70.330.61.011.01.07.71.7
  Small metro22.90.422.40.431.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)23.20.322.80.429.61.516.82.616.62.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)22.70.422.00.432.12.0DSUDSU20.72.9

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 For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

 

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Internet Citation: Table 1_1_5-3a: 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_5-3a.html