Table 1_1_4_2c

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_4.2c
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 income,a 2008b
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 78.80.372.74.378.50.379.60.581.31.3
AgeUnder age 4069.71.3DSUDSU68.41.672.92.3DSUDSU
Health insurance, under age 65Private79.60.373.
Public only77.00.565.
Health insurance, ages 65-70Medicare only76.41.9DSUDSU77.62.374.24.4DSUDSU
Medicare and supplement82.70.7DSUDSU82.60.983.21.486.43.7
Residence locationcMetropolitan78.40.375.34.477.60.479.70.581.71.3
  Large metropolitan77.20.476.
  Small metropolitan80.50.5DSUDSU81.10.579.
  Noncore, adjacent82.91.2DSUDSU82.91.2DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural77.92.5DSUDSU77.42.6DSUDSUDSUDSU

a. �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.

b. Data include January-June 2008.

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_2c: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.