Table 1_3_6-2c

2008 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_3_6.2c
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a by education,b United States, 2005
Population groupTotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
RateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total17.50.111.40.310.50.26.10.1
Age, not age adjusted25–441.90.02.40.22.60.11.50.1
45–6417.20.225.00.721.80.412.50.2
GenderMale20.90.114.60.512.20.36.90.2
Female14.80.18.30.48.90.25.40.1

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from displayed numerators.

b Education data are for persons ages 25–64 years only. Total of 31 reporting States (not including the District of Columbia).

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_6-2c: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/1_cancer/T1_3_6-2c.html