Table 1_1_5_3a

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_5.3a
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year,a by race, United States, 2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over106.90.7108.20.8122.32.541.92.450.96.3
Geographic locationbMetropolitan22.
  Large central metropolitan23.
  Large fringe metropolitan�
  Medium metropolitan�������22.10.321.70.330.
  Small metropolitan���������22.90.422.40.431.21.6DSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Estimates are age adjusted to 2000 U.S. standard population, except where indicated. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from numerators.

b. For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_5_3a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.