Table 1_4_2-1

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_2.1
Prostate cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year,a United States, 2004-2007
Population groupNumberRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 29,09323.
65 and over26,370165.11.0163.81.0170.81.1174.81.1
EthnicityHispanic, all races1,43217.70.518.10.518.50.519.10.6
Non-Hispanic, all races27,63323.
Non-Hispanic, Black4,86552.60.851.30.854.10.856.40.8
Non-Hispanic, White22,25921.
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school1853.
High school graduate4523.
At least some college4912.
Geographic locationcMetropolitan22,88123.
  Large central metro7,78723.90.324.20.326.00.326.10.3
  Large fringe metro6,39222.90.321.90.322.40.323.70.3
  Medium metro5,96923.40.323.40.323.90.325.00.3
  Small metro2,73322.40.424.30.524.90.525.40.5
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)3,59524.10.423.70.425.20.426.00.4
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)2,61724.70.524.20.526.30.527.90.5

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 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.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_4_2-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.