Table 1_4_1-3a

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_4_1.3a
All cancer deaths per 100,000 population,a by race, United States, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 178.40.2177.50.3215.50.9106.71.0117.82.4
Age0-172.40.12.50.12.20.12.00.2DSUDSU
18-4415.90.115.60.120.00.411.90.48.70.8
45-64200.20.5195.90.6271.81.8113.31.8135.24.4
65 and over1028.61.61039.11.81131.45.8579.26.6636.616.6
GenderFemale151.30.3151.20.3174.91.090.01.2102.13.0
Male217.50.4215.10.4282.31.6130.21.7139.44.1
Geographic locationbMetropolitan175.30.3174.30.3213.80.9105.91.093.82.8
  Large central metro170.20.4166.40.5217.61.3110.11.473.34.1
  Large fringe metro176.10.5177.00.5201.92.092.92.198.16.5
  Medium metro177.90.5177.20.6216.72.2111.62.4109.85.5
  Small metro183.00.8181.60.8221.53.390.15.6104.37.0
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)190.50.7189.20.8226.13.2130.75.4144.86.5
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)194.70.9192.70.9234.23.992.311.4173.46.5

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_4_1-3a: 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_4_1-3a.html