Table 1_1_2_1

2011 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_1_2.1
Advanced stage invasive breast cancer incidence rate per 100,000 women age 40 and over,a United States,b 2000-2007
Population groupRateRateRateRateRateRateRateRate
65 and over120.6120.8120.1120.3114.2122.5123.8122.7
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, White91.292.792.393.291.795.397.896.7
Hispanic, all races75.075.078.974.973.477.777.879.6

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_2_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.