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Table T2_1_1_4-2c

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_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,a by income,ᵇ United States, 2009
  TotalcNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh 
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Totalc 80.90.367.
AgeUnder age 4072.21.3DSUDSU72.51.673.72.470.67.8
Health insurance, under age 65Private81.80.369.
Public only75.80.867.57.475.80.976.91.9DSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 65–70Medicare only81.41.6DSUDSU81.71.979.53.7DSUDSU
Medicare and supplement82.50.7DSUDSU82.10.985.41.371.34.9
Location of hospitaldMetropolitan80.50.365.74.679.60.482.70.579.71.3
  Large metropolitan79.40.457.
  Small metropolitan82.50.480.06.382.40.583.
  Noncore, adjacent83.71.1DSUDSU84.01.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural83.22.3DSUDSU82.42.4DSUDSUDSUDSU

a Due to the length of time between diagnosis and onset of radiation therapy, compliance rates for 2009 are shown for cases diagnosed within the first 6 months of the year only.

b Median Zip Code income as of Census 2000. 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.

c Total includes records with unknown income.

d 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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_1_1_4-2c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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