Table 1_1_4_2b

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_4.2b
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 ethnicity, 2008a
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 78.80.379.70.380.70.373.70.963.01.3
AgeUnder age 4069.71.370.01.472.31.665.
Health insurance, under age 65Private79.60.380.30.481.20.474.
Public only77.00.578.00.679.40.672.51.661.72.2
Health insurance, ages 65-70Medicare only76.41.976.
Medicare and supplement82.70.782.80.883.30.876.43.472.34.9
Family incomebNegative/poor72.74.371.84.975.07.770.66.4DSUDSU
Near poor/low78.50.379.50.480.80.474.
Residence locationcMetropolitan78.40.379.30.380.40.373.10.962.91.4
  Large metropolitan77.20.478.10.479.70.470.
  Small metropolitan80.50.581.40.581.60.580.41.658.32.7
  Noncore, adjacent82.
  Noncore, rural77.92.579.12.679.72.6DSUDSUDSUDSU

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 over 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_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.