Table 1_3_5-1

2010 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_5.1
Patients with colon cancer who received recommended treatment: resected colon specimen had at least 12 regional lymph nodes pathologically examined, United States, 2003-2007
  20072006200520042003
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.00.266.90.360.10.355.10.351.70.3
Anatomic locationRight83.90.374.80.368.20.363.70.460.50.4
Transverse72.60.863.20.856.60.952.50.947.50.9
Sigmoid68.60.457.30.450.10.444.50.441.00.4
AgeUnder age 4090.51.184.01.479.01.674.01.869.91.9
40-4984.00.875.30.969.91.066.31.064.41.1
50-5978.40.568.70.662.40.657.30.755.00.7
60-6976.50.566.40.559.40.554.70.551.30.6
70-7975.40.465.80.558.60.553.80.549.90.5
80 and over75.40.564.10.557.20.551.70.548.50.5
RaceAI/AN72.84.961.36.250.86.341.26.055.66.3
Asian76.51.469.21.564.81.659.71.756.41.7
NHOPIDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU77.17.1DSUDSU
Black only76.30.766.00.758.40.853.80.852.40.8
White only77.10.266.90.360.10.355.00.351.40.3
EthnicityHispanic, all races77.21.067.11.261.21.256.51.352.51.3
Non-Hispanic, other76.31.468.81.563.71.659.21.655.81.7
Non-Hispanic, Black76.30.766.00.858.40.853.80.852.20.8
Non-Hispanic, White76.90.366.90.360.30.355.00.351.40.3
Health insurance, under age 65Private78.90.469.90.562.90.558.00.556.20.5
Public only75.80.365.40.358.50.353.10.349.50.3
Uninsured/other78.80.668.20.762.70.759.40.754.30.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only75.00.764.50.857.10.752.10.748.40.7
Medicare and supplement76.00.365.30.458.50.453.30.449.40.4
Family incomeaNegative/poor78.72.768.83.257.13.555.13.559.13.3
Near poor/low76.10.366.10.358.60.353.50.350.50.3
Middle79.70.569.50.563.90.559.20.555.00.6
High79.21.470.41.666.31.662.21.756.51.7
Location of patient residenceMetropolitanb77.80.367.90.361.20.356.10.352.90.3
  Large metropolitan78.10.368.60.462.20.457.40.453.80.4
  Small metropolitan77.20.466.90.459.70.554.10.551.50.5
Micropolitan73.10.860.30.951.80.948.20.943.80.9
Noncore74.10.966.21.058.91.052.91.049.21.0
  Noncore, adjacent74.41.066.61.159.31.252.21.149.51.2
  Noncore, rural73.01.964.92.057.42.255.22.248.12.3

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.

b Large metropolitan includes areas with a population of one million or more; small metropolitan includes areas with a population less than one million.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian/Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons and American Cancer Society, National Cancer Data Base.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_5-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/1_cancer/T1_3_5-1.html