Table 1_4_1-2

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_4_1.2
All cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a United States, 1999-2003
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 190.10.3193.50.3196.00.3199.60.3200.80.3
65 and over1082.71.71098.31.71105.71.81121.31.81121.11.8
EthnicityHispanic, all races126.60.9128.40.9132.30.9134.91.0134.81.0
Non-Hispanic, all races194.10.3197.40.3199.70.3203.10.3204.20.3
Non-Hispanic, Black237.31.0242.51.0246.71.0252.01.0255.91.0
Non-Hispanic, White192.40.3195.60.3197.40.3200.60.3201.20.3
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school157.91.0136.00.8134.50.8140.70.9143.20.9
High school graduate135.30.6136.80.5135.30.5140.70.6140.00.6
At least some college70.40.372.50.372.40.375.30.377.30.3

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.

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_1-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.