Table 1_3_4-1

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_3_4.1
Colorectal cancer diagnosed at advanced stage (tumors diagnosed at regional or distant stage) per 100,000 population age 50 and over,a United States, 2000 and 2006
Population groupRateSERateSE
Total 77.80.695.20.7
Age, not age adjusted50–6439.40.545.60.7
65 and over123.51.2154.11.4
EthnicityHispanic, all races65.81.873.12.3
Non-Hispanic, all races79.20.797.30.8
Non-Hispanic, White78.30.796.60.8
Non-Hispanic, Black99.12.5118.62.9

a Data are SEER 2000–2006 limited-use database, 17 registries, released in November 2008. Estimates in this table are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard million population by 5-year age groups, except where indicated.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: National Cancer Institute, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_4-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.