Table 1_4_3-1

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_3.1
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population,a United States, 2004-2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over298.40.9302.00.9306.70.9308.40.9
EthnicityHispanic, all races20.90.320.70.322.40.322.40.4
Non-Hispanic, all races53.
Non-Hispanic, Black56.80.557.90.559.60.560.90.5
Non-Hispanic, White53.
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school56.10.860.50.856.00.758.10.7
High school graduate37.80.438.90.439.40.340.20.3
At least some college13.
Geographic locationcMetropolitan48.
  Large central metro44.
  Large fringe metro49.70.350.00.350.70.351.90.3
  Medium metro51.00.352.50.353.90.353.70.3
  Small metro53.80.455.80.457.20.457.30.4
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)57.90.458.10.458.60.458.50.4
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)59.70.558.90.559.20.560.10.5

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_3-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.