Table 1_3_6-2

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_6.2
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a United States, 1999-2003
  20032002200120001999
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 19.10.119.70.120.10.120.80.120.90.1
Age0-17DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU� DSUDSUDSUDSU
18-441.50.01.60.01.60.01.50.0DSUDSU
45-6418.60.219.50.219.40.219.70.219.90.2
65 and over115.70.6117.90.6120.60.6124.60.6124.90.6
RaceAI/AN11.80.914.21.012.00.913.41.013.41.1
NHOPI12.10.412.50.413.20.412.70.412.00.4
Black26.40.326.80.327.60.328.20.328.40.3
White18.60.119.20.119.60.120.30.120.40.1
EthnicityHispanic, all races13.40.313.70.314.10.314.10.314.30.3
Non-Hispanic, all races19.40.120.00.120.50.121.10.121.20.1
Non-Hispanic, Black26.80.327.20.328.00.328.70.428.70.4
Non-Hispanic, White18.80.119.50.119.90.120.50.120.70.1
GenderMale22.90.123.70.124.20.125.10.225.30.2
Female16.20.116.70.117.20.117.70.117.80.1
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school11.40.311.00.210.40.210.90.210.70.2
High school graduate11.70.212.10.211.90.212.00.212.30.2
At least some college6.60.17.00.16.90.17.20.17.20.1

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.

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_6-2: 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_6-2.html