Table 1_4_1-1

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_4_1.1
All cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a United States, 2004-2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 178.40.2180.70.2183.80.2185.80.2
65 and over1028.61.61040.01.71055.51.71063.11.7
EthnicityHispanic, all races116.20.7118.00.8122.80.8121.90.8
Non-Hispanic, all races183.10.3185.30.3188.20.3190.10.3
Non-Hispanic, Black220.00.9221.70.9226.80.9231.10.9
Non-Hispanic, White182.30.3184.60.3187.00.3188.60.3
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school151.81.4158.31.3151.01.1158.91.1
High school graduate126.40.7129.30.7128.40.6130.60.6
At least some college63.90.464.90.467.60.468.00.3
Geographic locationcMetropolitan175.30.3178.10.3181.30.3DNADNA
  Large central metro170.20.4173.30.5177.90.5180.80.5
  Large fringe metro176.10.5178.00.5180.50.5183.50.5
  Medium metro177.90.5181.20.5183.10.5184.20.6
  Small metro183.00.8186.80.8190.20.8189.90.8
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)190.50.7191.60.7192.80.7195.20.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)194.70.9193.50.9197.20.9197.00.9

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 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.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_4_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.