Table 1_3_5-2b

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_5.2b
Patients with colon cancer who received recommended treatment: resected colon specimen had at least 12 regional lymph nodes pathologically examined, by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.00.276.80.276.90.376.30.777.21.0
Anatomic locationRight83.90.383.80.383.80.383.20.883.81.4
Transverse72.60.871.90.871.60.972.32.380.23.5
Sigmoid68.60.468.30.468.50.567.51.370.21.7
AgeUnder age 4090.51.191.21.291.61.489.13.183.93.9
40-4984.00.883.90.983.61.083.72.086.02.6
50-5978.40.578.20.678.40.777.41.377.92.3
60-6976.50.576.20.576.10.676.71.378.02.1
70-7975.40.475.60.575.90.574.31.573.12.2
80 and over75.40.575.30.575.90.569.32.272.03.2
Health insurance, under age 65Private78.90.478.60.578.20.580.41.279.01.9
Public only75.80.375.70.376.00.373.60.974.51.5
Uninsured/other78.80.679.30.779.30.878.71.882.62.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only75.00.775.20.875.90.971.42.174.53.7
Medicare and supplement76.00.375.80.476.10.472.91.476.62.0
Family incomeaNegative/poor78.72.776.13.273.05.280.24.0DSUDSU
Near poor/low76.10.375.80.375.90.375.70.877.41.2
Middle79.70.579.50.579.50.580.01.980.82.5
High79.21.479.51.579.81.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of patient residenceMetropolitanb77.80.377.60.377.80.376.40.777.91.1
  Large metropolitan78.10.377.90.478.40.476.10.978.41.3
  Small metropolitan77.20.477.10.477.10.577.01.376.52.2
Micropolitan73.10.872.70.972.70.971.73.189.64.4
Noncore74.10.973.81.073.81.075.53.675.77.1
  Noncore, adjacent74.41.074.01.174.01.174.04.0DSUDSU
  Noncore, rural73.01.973.42.073.12.1DSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_5-2b: 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_5-2b.html