Table 1_4_3-2

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_3.2
Lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population,a United States, 1999-2003
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over312.10.9314.60.9315.30.9316.91.0311.70.9
EthnicityHispanic, all races23.20.423.70.423.80.424.80.425.00.4
Non-Hispanic, all races56.
Non-Hispanic, Black62.00.562.90.563.40.564.90.565.70.5
Non-Hispanic, White56.
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school58.80.648.20.546.10.549.10.549.80.5
High school graduate41.00.341.10.339.80.341.80.341.00.3
At least some college15.

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.

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.


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Internet Citation: Table 1_4_3-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.