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
40-4977.80.5DSUDSU78.40.777.51.078.82.7
50-5979.00.478.36.178.20.680.10.879.82.1
60-6980.70.466.77.980.30.581.50.886.51.9
Health insurance, under age 65Private79.60.373.77.179.30.479.90.680.71.5
Public only77.00.565.27.076.50.678.51.184.92.9
Uninsured/other78.90.6DSUDSU79.10.879.31.379.84.3
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 metropolitan77.20.476.45.074.50.679.90.582.01.4
  Small metropolitan80.50.5DSUDSU81.10.579.11.179.33.9
Micropolitan82.30.8DSUDSU82.50.980.04.6DSUDSU
Noncore81.81.0DSUDSU81.81.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  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 March 2012
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_4_2c: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/1_cancer/T1_1_4_2c.html