Table 1_3_6-1

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_6.1
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a United States, 1999 and 2006
Population groupRateSERateSE
Age, not age adjusted0–17DSUDSUDNADNA
65 and over103.90.5124.90.6
EthnicityHispanic, all races12.
Non-Hispanic, all races17.
Non-Hispanic, Black24.70.328.70.4
Non-Hispanic, White17.
Residence locationbMetropolitan16.90.1DNADNA
  Large central metro17.20.1DNADNA
  Large fringe metro17.00.2DNADNA
  Medium metro16.60.2DNADNA
  Small metro16.90.2DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)18.10.2DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)18.70.3DNADNA

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 For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

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


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_6-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.