2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities ReportsThe 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.
|65 and over||120.6||120.8||120.1||120.3||114.2||122.5||123.8||122.7|
|Hispanic, all races||75.0||75.0||78.9||74.9||73.4||77.7||77.8||79.6|
a. Rates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130) standard.
b. United States estimates included National Program of Cancer Registries and� National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registries meeting United States Cancer Statistics publication criteria for every year, 2000-2007, and covers 89.3% of the total U.S. population. States excluded are: Arkansas, District of Columbia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute, National Program of Cancer Registries, United States Cancer Statistics.