Table 1_3_6-3a

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_6.3a
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population,a by race, United States, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 16.90.116.40.123.50.310.90.311.50.8
Age0-17DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-441.40.01.40.01.90.11.10.1DSUDSU
45-6418.10.217.00.229.10.611.10.614.01.4
65 and over100.60.5100.10.5125.12.059.92.159.85.1
GenderFemale14.40.113.90.119.80.39.60.410.21.0
Male20.10.119.60.129.00.512.50.513.21.2
Geographic locationbMetropolitan16.50.116.00.123.20.310.70.39.90.9
  Large central metro16.50.115.60.223.30.411.50.49.11.5
  Large fringe metro16.70.216.40.223.60.78.70.6DSUDSU
  Medium metro16.10.215.80.222.10.710.90.711.11.8
  Small metro17.00.216.60.224.61.19.91.912.42.4
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)18.30.217.80.226.41.113.71.815.82.1
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)18.90.318.60.325.11.3DSUDSU13.41.8

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 For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_6-3a: 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_6-3a.html