Table 1_3_5_1

2011 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_5.1
Patients with colon cancer who received recommended treatment: resected colon specimen had at least 12 regional lymph nodes pathologically examined, United States, 2004-2008
  20082007200620052004
Population groupNumberPercentSENumberPercentSENumberPercentSENumberPercentSENumberPercentSE
Total 36,48081.20.236,85377.00.237,08767.00.237,13560.20.337,74855.20.3
Anatomic locationRight18,53987.00.318,74683.90.318,70174.90.318,74468.20.318,88763.90.4
Transverse3,47877.90.73,48472.80.83,44963.40.83,44356.80.83,49652.60.8
Sigmoid13,40374.30.413,61968.80.413,85757.30.413,71450.30.414,16744.40.4
AgeUnder age 4078792.11.072290.31.173783.61.469878.41.667674.11.7
40-492,29087.40.72,22983.90.82,32475.10.92,26970.31.02,29865.71.0
50-596,13681.70.56,12678.50.56,06268.70.65,89462.50.65,80157.20.7
60-698,51881.10.48,69976.70.58,37966.50.58,37559.40.58,63854.70.5
70-799,69880.50.410,00875.50.410,49565.80.510,69358.80.511,07053.80.5
80 and over8,08079.40.58,10375.40.58,09164.10.58,19257.40.68,16951.90.6
RaceAI/AN9577.94.38172.84.96261.36.26552.36.26640.96.1
Asian92281.61.392476.31.493269.01.587664.71.689559.41.6
NHOPIDSUDSUDSU3090.05.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU3476.57.3
Black only4,40480.00.64,34276.30.74,36766.00.74,19958.60.84,37953.90.8
White only30,44281.40.230,83777.20.231,04467.10.331,39660.20.331,74655.10.3
EthnicityHispanic, all races1,68480.01.01,58377.31.11,62967.51.21,55661.31.21,51857.01.3
Non-Hispanic, other98881.91.297876.11.495868.71.592263.71.694159.01.6
Non-Hispanic, Black4,09380.30.63,97076.20.73,96866.10.83,80858.60.83,95453.80.8
Non-Hispanic, White26,53881.40.226,61877.00.326,64467.10.327,10660.40.327,39755.10.3
Health insurance, under age 65Private9,64383.60.49,65278.90.49,23369.90.58,88863.20.58,77558.20.5
Public only22,82780.30.323,09575.90.323,24565.50.323,41158.50.323,82553.20.3
Uninsured/other4,01080.90.64,10679.00.64,60968.50.74,83662.90.75,14859.40.7
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only3,52181.40.73,60575.10.73,97464.60.85,01357.40.75,23452.10.7
Medicare and supplement15,93980.10.316,24276.10.316,24465.40.415,52658.60.415,74653.40.4
Family incomeaNegative/poor20884.62.523078.72.720868.83.220456.93.519955.33.5
Near poor/low24,93480.60.325,29676.20.325,74466.30.325,56858.70.326,15453.60.3
Middle8,23183.20.48,31879.90.48,22969.50.58,47364.10.58,45859.40.5
High83484.11.381979.01.485770.01.684466.51.686462.51.7
Location of patient residencebMetropolitan28,36881.70.228,67077.90.329,13468.00.329,33961.40.329,85056.20.3
  Large metropolitan17,23082.30.317,40478.30.317,70268.60.418,18062.30.418,32757.50.4
  Small metropolitan11,13880.90.411,26677.20.411,43267.00.411,15959.90.511,52354.20.5
Micropolitan3,20677.80.73,24273.30.83,21160.50.93,21852.10.93,16748.10.9
Noncore2,45380.40.82,52774.60.92,47666.21.02,34258.81.02,46653.01.0
  Noncore, adjacent1,93980.40.91,94475.01.01,87866.61.11,84259.11.21,94452.21.1
  Noncore, rural51480.71.758373.21.859864.92.050057.62.252255.752.17

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.� Family income is based on median ZIP Code income as of Census 2000.

b. Large metropolitan refers to areas with a population of at least one million; small metropolitan refers to areas with a population of less than one million.

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

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

Source: Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons and American Cancer Society, National Cancer Data Base.

 

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Internet Citation: Table 1_3_5_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/1_cancer/T1_3_5_1.html