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Table 1_1_4-2a

2009 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_4.2a
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 race, United States, 2006
  TotalWhite onlyBlack onlyAsian
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.20.376.50.368.50.972.51.6
AgeUnder age 4068.
Health insurance, under age 65Private76.00.477.10.470.
Public only74.60.676.30.666.21.776.23.5
Health insurance, ages 65–70Medicare only70.
Medicare and supplement79.50.879.80.973.43.4DSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor65.74.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low75.10.376.60.468.
Residence locationMetropolitan74.80.376.10.368.40.972.61.7
  Large metropolitan, more than 1 million73.50.475.00.467.
  Small metropolitan, less than 1 million77.40.577.90.572.41.879.83.5
  Noncore, adjacent80.
  Noncore, rural74.72.376.02.4DSUDSUDSUDSU

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 below 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.

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.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 1_1_4-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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