Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner
2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 1.10a: National Cancer Treatment, 2000

Female breast cancer death rate per 100,000 population, United States, 2000 a
     
Population group b Number Rate c
Total 41,872 27.1
Age
0-17 0 DSU
18-44 3,297 6.1
45-64 13,827 43.9
65 and over 24,748 121.8
Race
American Indian or Alaska Native 130 14.7
Asian or Pacific Islander 614 12.7
Asian DNC DNC
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 5,361 34.9
White 35,767 26.6
Ethnicity
Hispanic 1,670 15.8
Total, non-Hispanic 40,097 27.8
Black or African American 5,321 36.0
White 34,045 27.2
Education (age 25 - 64)
Less than high school 2,004 20.8
High school graduate 6,783 27.6
At least some college 7,160 20.1

aMeasure is age adjusted.

bPopulation includes females only.

c1990-based postcensal population estimates were used to calculate death rates; future reports will present rates based on intercensal population estimates for 1998 and 1999 and bridged-race population estimates for 2000 and subsequent years.

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

DNC - Data system does not collect data for this population.

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

Table 1.9c: Cancer Treatment by State, 2000 Table 1.10b: Cancer Treatment by State, 1999

Return to Tables Appendix
Return to Contents

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care