MassachusettsState Snapshot for Women

In this comparison, the NHQDR measures for Massachusetts for the most recent data year and the baseline year are compared to the average of all States.

Due to changes in methodology, including a transition from International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) to Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes and updates to the Quality Indicators software, the current measure set does not contain AHRQ Quality Indicator measure results based on Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) data. These changes to the measure set had a significant impact on overall meter scores, so they are not provided at this time. When data become available, State scores will again be included.

Measures Better Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Population Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population per year Total 2017 18.5 Better than Average 2000 27.1 Average
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years Female 2017 88.0 Better than Average 2013 84.2 Better than Average
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years Total 2016 86.0 Better than Average 2014 88.1 Better than Average
Breast cancer diagnosed at advanced stage (regional, distant stage, or local stage with tumor greater than 2 cm) per 100,000 women age 40 and over Total 2016 79.5 Better than Average 2004 95.4 Average
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years Total 2016 84.1 Better than Average 2014 88.0 Better than Average
Cervical cancer diagnosed at advanced stage (all invasive tumors) per 100,000 women age 20 and over Total 2016 8.0 Better than Average 2004 9.7 Better than Average
Measures That Are Average in The Recent Year
Measure Population Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis Total 2016 92.5 Average 2005 91.5 Better than Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Population Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Hospital inpatient stays involving opioid-related diagnoses per 100,000 population Female 2017 429.5 Worse than Average 2005 207.4 Missing
Emergency department visits involving opioid-related diagnoses per 100,000 population Female 2017 363.8 Worse than Average 2005 159.2 Missing
Women with clinical Stage I-IIb breast cancer who received axillary node dissection or sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) at the time of surgery (lumpectomy or mastectomy) Total 2016 87.9 Worse than Average 2005 82.5 Worse than Average