Table 1_4_3-3a

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_3.3a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for lung cancer,a by race, United States, 2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over298.40.9304.91.0299.13.0149.33.4193.19.1
Geographic locationbMetropolitan48.
  Large central metro44.
  Large fringe metro49.70.350.80.348.
  Medium metro51.00.351.30.356.
  Small metro53.80.454.00.458.01.724.02.924.73.5
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)57.90.458.30.460.41.728.42.541.83.5
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)59.70.559.70.564.62.1DSUDSU46.43.4

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.


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Internet Citation: Table 1_4_3-3a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.