Table 1_3_5-2c

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_5.2c
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, 2007
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.00.278.72.776.10.379.70.579.21.4
Anatomic locationRight83.90.387.93.283.40.385.50.684.11.8
Transverse72.60.8DSUDSU71.60.975.61.576.84.7
Sigmoid68.60.467.45.067.20.572.60.871.52.7
AgeUnder age 4090.51.1DSUDSU91.01.389.02.692.37.4
40-4984.00.8DSUDSU82.21.089.01.477.85.7
50-5978.40.576.06.077.40.781.31.186.42.8
60-6976.50.585.15.275.70.679.11.076.13.1
70-7975.40.481.45.174.40.579.10.979.32.9
80 and over75.40.573.77.174.90.677.11.076.33.1
Health insurance, under age 65Private78.90.485.75.477.80.580.40.881.92.2
Public only75.80.377.13.475.10.378.90.677.02.0
Uninsured/other78.80.676.77.777.90.882.31.482.85.0
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only75.00.771.17.473.90.978.81.673.25.9
Medicare and supplement76.00.378.64.975.10.479.00.777.62.2
Location of patient residenceMetropolitanb77.80.381.53.076.80.380.00.579.01.5
  Large metropolitan78.10.385.03.677.00.479.70.578.71.6
  Small metropolitan77.20.476.75.076.50.481.31.081.54.1
Micropolitan73.10.8DSUDSU73.40.869.15.0DSUDSU
Noncore74.10.964.17.774.40.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, adjacent74.41.0DSUDSU74.71.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural73.01.9DSUDSU73.21.9DSUDSUDSUDSU

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.

 

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