Table 1_1_4_2a

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_4.2a
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis, by race, 2008a
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 78.80.379.90.373.70.875.11.6
AgeUnder age 4069.71.371.61.465.
Health insurance, under age 65Private79.60.380.50.474.
Public only77.00.578.10.672.41.573.93.6
Health insurance, ages 65-70Medicare only76.41.975.
Medicare and supplement82.70.783.20.877.
Family incomebNegative/poor72.74.372.96.470.96.1DSUDSU
Near poor/low78.50.379.70.474.10.970.82.6
Residence locationcMetropolitan78.40.379.50.373.10.976.41.6
  Large metropolitan77.20.478.60.470.
  Small metropolitan80.50.580.80.579.41.676.83.5
  Noncore, adjacent82.
  Noncore, rural77.92.578.82.5DSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Data include January-June 2008.

b. Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over. Family income is based on median ZIP Code income as of Census 2000.

c. Large metropolitan includes areas with a population of one million or more; small metropolitan includes areas with a population less than one million.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons and American Cancer Society, National Cancer Data Base.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_4_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.