Table 1_3_5-2a

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_5.2a
Patients with colon cancer who received recommended treatment: resected colon specimen had at least 12 regional lymph nodes pathologically examined, by race, United States, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAsian
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.00.277.10.276.30.776.51.4
Anatomic locationRight83.90.383.90.383.00.886.91.8
Transverse72.60.872.50.872.52.277.55.0
Sigmoid68.60.468.80.467.71.268.22.2
AgeUnder age 4090.51.190.91.289.12.9DSUDSU
40-4984.00.883.90.984.21.890.73.4
50-5978.40.578.40.678.21.379.53.0
60-6976.50.576.50.576.51.376.82.8
70-7975.40.475.60.573.51.472.72.9
80 and over75.40.576.00.568.92.168.44.0
Health insurance, under age 65Private78.90.478.60.580.61.179.12.3
Public only75.80.376.10.373.60.973.92.0
Uninsured/other78.80.679.00.778.01.780.23.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only75.00.775.60.871.22.172.95.3
Medicare and supplement76.00.376.30.472.91.373.32.6
Family incomeaNegative/poor78.72.776.54.281.63.6DSUDSU
Near poor/low76.10.376.10.375.70.775.12.1
Middle79.70.579.70.580.21.978.52.2
High79.21.479.61.5DSUDSU80.85.5
Location of patient residenceMetropolitanb77.80.378.00.376.30.776.91.5
  Large metropolitan78.10.378.60.476.10.975.31.7
  Small metropolitan77.20.477.20.476.81.381.72.8
Micropolitan73.10.873.10.871.93.0DSUDSU
Noncore74.10.973.90.977.63.3DSUDSU
  Noncore, adjacent74.41.074.31.076.33.7DSUDSU
  Noncore, rural73.01.972.81.9DSUDSUDSUDSU

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: 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_5-2a: 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_5-2a.html