Table 1_3_5-2c

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_5.2c
Patients with colon cancer who received recommended treatment: resected colon specimen had at least 12 regional lymph nodes pathologically examined, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 66.80.368.43.266.00.369.50.570.21.6
Anatomic locationRight74.80.3DSUDSU74.30.476.30.776.82.1
Transverse63.10.8DSUDSU62.11.065.61.7DSUDSU
Sigmoid57.10.4DSUDSU55.80.561.50.961.62.7
AgeUnder age 4084.11.4DSUDSU83.61.886.62.6DSUDSU
40–4975.10.9DSUDSU73.71.278.71.8DSUDSU
50–5968.70.6DSUDSU68.20.771.31.364.94.2
60–6966.30.5DSUDSU65.50.669.91.168.73.6
70–7965.80.5DSUDSU64.80.669.51.068.83.2
80 and over64.00.5DSUDSU63.80.664.11.173.02.9
Health insurance, under age 65Private69.80.5DSUDSU68.70.673.30.968.22.9
Public only65.40.366.93.864.80.467.20.770.42.1
Uninsured/other68.20.7DSUDSU67.50.871.71.6DSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only64.40.8DSUDSU64.10.965.81.7DSUDSU
Medicare and supplement65.20.4DSUDSU64.40.567.20.870.52.3
Residence locationMetropolitan67.90.369.93.567.10.369.60.570.41.6
  Large metropolitan, more than 1 million68.50.469.24.367.80.569.40.670.51.7
  Small metropolitan, less than 1 million66.80.4DSUDSU66.30.570.31.1DSUDSU
Micropolitan60.10.9DSUDSU59.90.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore66.11.0DSUDSU66.21.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, adjacent66.51.1DSUDSU66.61.1DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural64.72.0DSUDSU64.82.0DSUDSUDSUDSU

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_3_5-2c: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/1_cancer/T1_3_5-2c.html