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Table 1_3_4-1

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_4.1
Colorectal cancer diagnosed at advanced stage (tumors diagnosed at regional or distant stage) per 100,000 population age 50 and over,a United States, 2000 and 2005
Population group20052000
Age, not age adjusted50–6440.90.645.60.7
65 and over128.11.2154.11.4
American Indian/Alaska Native42.
Asian/Pacific Islander66.
EthnicityHispanic, all races65.61.873.82.3
Non-Hispanic, all races82.40.797.20.8
Non-Hispanic, White81.50.896.50.8
Non-Hispanic, Black105.42.7118.52.9

a Data are SEER 2000–2005 Limited-use database, 17 registries, released in November, 2007. The 2005 data were adjusted for areas impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Estimates in this table are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard million population by 5-year age groups, except where indicated.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: National Cancer Institute, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 1_3_4-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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