Table 1_3_5_2b

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_5.2b
Patients with colon cancer who received recommended treatment: resected colon specimen had at least 12 regional lymph nodes pathologically examined, by ethnicity, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 81.20.281.30.281.40.280.30.680.01.0
Anatomic locationRight87.00.387.10.387.00.387.00.786.11.3
Transverse77.90.778.00.878.00.877.62.273.43.8
Sigmoid74.30.474.10.474.30.572.11.175.21.6
AgeUnder age 4092.11.093.41.093.71.192.52.588.63.4
40-4987.40.787.20.886.70.987.91.687.12.6
50-5981.70.581.60.581.80.679.51.381.72.0
60-6981.10.481.30.581.30.581.71.278.42.0
70-7980.50.480.50.481.10.577.01.477.72.1
80 and over79.40.579.50.579.80.576.81.977.02.9
Health insurance, under age 65Private83.60.483.70.483.50.584.81.080.91.8
Public only80.30.380.30.380.60.378.30.978.61.4
Uninsured/other80.90.681.00.781.30.879.01.782.82.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only81.40.781.40.781.50.883.51.877.63.4
Medicare and supplement80.10.380.20.380.50.476.31.379.01.9
Family incomeaNegative/poor84.62.584.82.785.34.185.23.5DSUDSU
Near poor/low80.60.380.60.380.80.379.60.780.81.1
Middle83.20.483.10.483.20.584.11.781.22.4
High84.11.384.01.383.51.489.55.0DSUDSU
Location of patient residencebMetropolitan81.70.281.70.381.80.381.10.781.11.0
  Large metropolitan82.30.382.10.382.20.481.90.881.91.2
  Small metropolitan80.90.481.10.481.30.479.21.379.02.0
Micropolitan77.80.778.30.878.90.871.63.068.85.8
Noncore80.40.880.00.980.50.974.23.583.86.1
  Noncore, adjacent80.40.979.81.080.01.076.73.7DSUDSU
  Noncore, rural80.71.780.71.982.31.9DSUDSUDSUDSU

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_2b: 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_2b.html