Table 1_3_5_2c

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_5.2c
Patients with colon cancer who received recommended treatment: resected colon specimen had at least 12 regional lymph nodes pathologically examined, by income,a 2008
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 81.20.284.62.580.60.383.20.484.11.3
Anatomic locationRight87.00.390.43.086.50.388.60.589.71.5
Transverse77.90.7DSUDSU76.90.981.41.480.74.3
Sigmoid74.30.478.94.373.60.576.40.877.02.4
AgeUnder age 4092.11.0DSUDSU90.91.394.91.6DSUDSU
40-4987.40.7DSUDSU88.30.887.51.481.85.2
50-5981.70.582.56.081.00.683.81.084.93.0
60-6981.10.486.45.280.30.583.80.983.22.8
70-7980.50.484.54.879.80.582.80.884.02.6
80 and over79.40.582.96.478.80.680.80.984.52.5
Health insurance, under age 65Private83.60.483.35.882.80.585.40.785.82.0
Public only80.30.385.53.079.80.382.00.682.61.8
Uninsured/other80.90.6DSUDSU80.70.783.31.486.64.2
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only81.40.7DSUDSU81.00.881.51.589.73.7
Medicare and supplement80.10.386.73.979.50.482.30.681.82.0
Location of patient residencebMetropolitan81.70.283.42.981.10.383.20.483.61.4
  Large metropolitan82.30.385.93.581.50.483.30.583.61.4
  Small metropolitan80.90.480.04.880.70.482.71.087.14.0
Micropolitan77.80.7DSUDSU77.70.881.34.1DSUDSU
Noncore80.40.8DSUDSU80.40.8DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, adjacent80.40.9DSUDSU80.30.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural80.71.7DSUDSU80.91.8DSUDSUDSUDSU

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_2c: 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_2c.html