Table 1_3_5_2a

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_5.2a
Patients with colon cancer who received recommended treatment: resected colon specimen had at least 12 regional lymph nodes pathologically examined, by race, 2008
  TotalWhiteBlackAsian
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 81.20.281.40.280.00.681.61.3
Anatomic locationRight87.00.387.00.387.00.789.11.7
Transverse77.90.778.10.876.92.176.04.8
Sigmoid74.30.474.50.471.61.177.21.9
AgeUnder age 4092.11.092.31.189.82.8DSUDSU
40-4987.40.786.80.888.01.691.83.0
50-5981.70.582.00.679.31.289.52.2
60-6981.10.481.10.581.51.177.42.8
70-7980.50.481.00.476.31.477.42.8
80 and over79.40.579.70.576.61.873.73.6
Health insurance, under age 65Private83.60.483.40.484.61.084.82.0
Public only80.30.380.60.377.90.879.21.8
Uninsured/other80.90.681.10.778.71.682.83.4
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only81.40.781.60.781.91.869.24.8
Medicare and supplement80.10.380.50.376.21.280.62.3
Family incomeaNegative/poor84.62.587.13.582.73.6DSUDSU
Near poor/low80.60.380.80.379.40.782.81.8
Middle83.20.483.20.483.91.679.52.2
High84.11.383.81.487.85.185.45.1
Location of patient residencebMetropolitan81.70.281.80.380.80.681.81.3
  Large metropolitan82.30.382.40.381.50.881.21.5
  Small metropolitan80.90.481.00.479.11.283.92.6
Micropolitan77.80.778.50.870.83.0DSUDSU
Noncore80.40.880.90.874.43.3DSUDSU
  Noncore, adjacent80.40.980.70.976.43.5DSUDSU
  Noncore, rural80.71.781.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSU

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 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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_5_2a: 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_2a.html