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Table 1.18
Patients with colon cancer who received recommended treatment: resected colon specimen had at least 12 regional lymph nodes pathologically examined, United States, 2003 and 2004
Population group 2004 2003
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   55.0 0.3 51.6 0.3
Anatomic Location Right 63.5 0.4 60.4 0.4
Transverse 52.5 0.9 47.3 0.9
Sigmoid 44.5 0.4 41.0 0.4
Age Under age 40 73.3 1.8 70.3 1.9
40-49 66.5 1.0 64.2 1.1
50-59 57.4 0.7 55.1 0.7
60-69 54.5 0.6 51.1 0.6
70-79 53.6 0.5 49.9 0.5
80 and over 51.6 0.6 48.2 0.5
Race American Indian/Alaska Native DSU DSU DSU DSU
Asian 59.8 1.7 56.7 1.7
Hawaiian Pacific Islander DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 53.8 0.8 52.2 0.8
White only 54.9 0.3 51.3 0.3
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 56.2 1.3 52.8 1.3
Non-Hispanic, other 59.6 1.6 56.2 1.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 53.8 0.8 51.9 0.8
Non-Hispanic, White 54.8 0.3 51.1 0.3
Health insurance, under age 65 Private 57.8 0.5 56.0 0.6
Public only 53.1 0.3 49.4 0.3
Uninsured/other 59.1 0.7 54.4 0.7
Health insurance, age 65 and over Medicare only 52.1 0.7 48.2 0.7
Medicare and supplement 53.2 0.4 49.3 0.4
Family incomea Negative/poor 54.6 3.5 58.3 3.3
Near poor/low 53.4 0.3 50.4 0.3
Middle 59.1 0.5 54.9 0.6
High 62.1 1.7 55.7 1.7
Residence location Fringe metro, more than 1 million 57.2 0.4 53.6 0.4
Metro, 0.25-1 million 56.4 0.6 53.6 0.6
Metro, less than 0.25 million 49.5 0.8 46.8 0.8
Non-metro, urban 49.3 0.7 45.9 0.7
Completely rural 55.6 1.9 49.0 2.0
Residence location Metropolitan 56.0 0.3 52.7 0.3
Large metropolitan, more than 1 million 57.2 0.4 53.6 0.4
Small metropolitan, less than 1 million 54.0 0.5 51.2 0.5
Micropolitan 47.7 0.9 44.1 0.9
Noncore 53.2 1.0 49.1 1.0
Noncore, adjacent 52.5 1.2 49.3 1.2
Noncore, rural 55.8 2.2 48.1 2.3

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below $17,500; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the Federal poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

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

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

 

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