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Table 1_3_6-1

2008 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_6.1
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year,a United States, 1999 and 2005
Population group20051999
Age, not age adjusted0–17******
65 and over39,100106.30.543,464124.90.6
RaceAmerican Indian/Alaska Native24012.00.817013.41.1
Asian/Pacific Islander1,13411.20.383412.00.4
EthnicityHispanic, all races2,54212.40.32,03114.30.3
Non-Hispanic, all races50,62817.80.154,97621.20.1
Non-Hispanic, Black6,80325.20.36,70928.70.4
Non-Hispanic, White42,47917.20.147,27520.70.1
Education, ages 25–64Less than high school1,34911.40.32,18610.70.2
High school graduate3,38610.50.25,61312.30.2
At least some college3,1306.10.14,8167.20.1
Residence locationbMetropolitan42,01417.20.1DNADNADNA
  Large central metro14,27717.20.1DNADNADNA
  Large fringe metro12,19417.40.2DNADNADNA
  Medium metro10,41116.90.2DNADNADNA
  Small metro5,13217.30.2DNADNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)6,52918.50.2DNADNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)470719.00.3DNADNADNA

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from displayed numerators.

b For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_6-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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