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Table T2_1_3_5-2c

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_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 United States, 2009
 TotalbNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
AgeUnder age 4092.11.0DSUDSU92.
80 and over82.40.481.85.881.60.585.30.885.12.7
Health insurance, under age 65Private86.40.4DSUDSU85.60.587.20.790.72.0
Public only83.80.788.94.782.90.888.11.7DSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare only83.00.6DSUDSU81.90.885.71.389.83.9
Medicare and supplement82.70.381.
Location of hospitalcMetropolitan84.
  Large metropolitan84.80.383.93.584.00.485.80.487.31.3
  Small metropolitan83.50.488.33.782.90.486.90.981.94.5
  Noncore, adjacent83.50.8DSUDSU83.50.9DSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore, rural82.81.6DSUDSU82.81.6DSUDSUDSUDSU

a Median Zip Code income as of Census 2000. Negative/poor refers to household incomes below $17,500; 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.

b Total includes records with unknown income.

c 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 June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_1_3_5-2c: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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