Table 1_3_6-1

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_6.1
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a United States, 2004-2007
Population groupNumberRateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 53,58416.
65 and over38,120100.60.5103.90.5106.30.5109.20.5
EthnicityHispanic, all races2,80412.
Non-Hispanic, all races50,71717.
Non-Hispanic, Black6,85224.00.324.70.325.20.325.10.3
Non-Hispanic, White42,40916.
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school1,09912.50.412.00.411.40.312.50.3
High school graduate2,95011.
At least some college2,5786.
Geographic locationcMetropolitan42,13616.
  Large central metro14,18616.
  Large fringe metro12,26816.
  Medium metro10,39316.
  Small metro5,28917.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)6,69118.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)4,75718.90.318.70.319.00.319.80.3

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.� Age data are unadjusted. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from numerators.

b Not all States reported education data.

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

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


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Internet Citation: Table 1_3_6-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.