Table 1_4_2_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_4_2.3a
Prostate cancer deaths per 100,000 male population per year,a by race, United States, 2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over165.11.0154.41.0334.
Geographic locationbMetropolitan23.
  Large central metropolitan�23.90.320.90.349.
  Large fringe metropolitan22.90.321.70.349.
  Medium metropolitan23.40.321.70.354.51.912.41.315.33.5
  Small metropolitan22.40.421.00.447.92.7DSUDSUDSUDSU

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.


Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: Table 1_4_2_3a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.