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From:
Cancer. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 October 1.
Published in final edited form as:
Cancer. 2010 October 1; 116(19): 4622–4631.
doi: 10.1002/cncr.25395

Table 1

Demographic and tumor characteristics of men and women diagnosed with AJCC stages I, II and III colorectal cancer from 1992-2002, by race/ethnicity (percent)

Non-Hispanic
White
(n=33,023)
Non-Hispanic
Black
(n=2,665)
Asian/Pacific
Islander
(n=1,494)
Hispanic
(n=587)
Characteristicn%n%n%n%
Age (years)
Median77757574
66-695,15715.648418.224916.712220.8
70-747,87223.870726.545630.517429.6
75-798,42925.568825.838125.515125.7
80-847,11721.651219.229119.58815.0
85-894,44813.527410.31177.8528.9
Sex
Male14,81144.999937.576050.928248.0
Female18,21255.21,66662.573449.130552.0
Marital Status
Married16,96151.488333.193062.327046.0
Unmarried14,86945.01,67963.053235.630151.3
Unknown1,1933.61033.9322.1162.7
Percent in census
tract living in poverty
First quartile, high9,32828.31575.922715.2<45<8.0%
Second quartile8,81226.72067.731621.27713.1
Third quartile8,36225.340515.233622.511519.6
Fourth quartile, low6,15218.61,88070.545430.435059.6
Unknown3691.1170.616110.8<5<1.0%
Tumor Stage (AJCC)
I11,10933.684831.849633.220635.1
II12,46137.798537.053435.720735.3
III9,45328.683231.246431.117429.6
Tumor Size (cm)
<1.09332.8793.0372.5142.4
1.0 - <2.01,4674.4913.4775.2264.4
2.0 - <3.03,36710.22158.119713.2549.2
3.0 - <4.05,15815.642315.924516.48915.2
≥4.015,71547.61,30949.166544.528147.9
Unknown6,38319.354820.627318.312321.0
Tumor Grade
Well differentiated3,31910.127810.41147.67312.4
Moderately
differentiated
20,88763.31,74765.61,01267.737563.9
Poorly differentiated5,92417.935013.123815.98815.0
Unknown2,8938.829010.91308.7518.7
Comorbidity Score
017,08951.81,18244.480353.829450.1
18,89526.972527.240327.014424.5
23,82911.633412.51389.27713.1
31,6314.91726.5714.8274.6
4+1,5794.82529.5795.3457.7
Lymph Nodes
Positive
018,53556.11,38952.177852.131653.8
12,9468.929211.016210.86410.9
2-32,8938.82499.315610.4528.9
4-51,2703.91234.6533.6264.4
6-99392.8893.3483.2172.9
10-517922.4642.4382.5122.0
Unknown5,64817.145917.225917.310017.0
Standard Therapy
No6,79420.665824.736524.413122.3
Yes26,29979.42,00775.31,12975.645677.7
NCI Cancer Center
No23,81372.11,89171.01,13676.044275.3
Clinical1220.470.3120.8<10<2.0
Comprehensive8982.7602.3161.1<10<2.0
Unknown8,19024.870726.533022.113222.5
Teaching Hospital
No8,43625.668825.839226.217730.2
Yes14,50343.91,11942.065844.023239.5
Unknown10,08430.585832.044429.717830.3
Type of Hospital
Non-profit19,37358.71,48555.785657.333356.7
Private1,7675.41716.41399.3488.2
Government3,67911.129911.216811.27412.6
Unknown8,20424.871026.633122.213222.5
Urban/Rural
Residence
Big metropolitan17,76553.82,18281.91,04069.638866.1
Metropolitan9,45728.632912.437024.814023.9
Urban2,2926.9481.8<85<8.0%244.1
Less urban or Rural3,50910.61064.0<5<1.0%356.0
SEER Registry
Connecticut4,74014.41746.5171.1172.9
Detroit4,24512.988633.3181.2142.4
Hawaii2060.6<10<1.036624.5<5<1.0
Iowa4,61114.0351.360.4<5<1.0
New Mexico1,1733.6170.6<5<1.011219.1
Seattle3,0339.2562.1775.281.4
Utah1,3894.2<10<1.0120.8122.0
Atlanta/Rural Georgia1,1393.537614.1191.2761.02
Kentucky1,2933.9642.4<5<1.0<5<1.0
Louisiana7842.42087.8<5<1.050.9
New Jersey2,3677.21947.3231.5335.6
California8,04324.464624.295263.737764.2
Year of diagnosis
19922,6358.02007.5664.4345.8
19932,4777.51696.3805.4315.3
19942,4407.42047.71087.2345.8
19952,4337.41917.21087.2396.6
19962,4337.41846.91057.0437.3
19972,2906.92077.81177.8386.5
19982,3197.02097.81449.6386.5
19992,2606.81806.81429.5569.5
20004,49413.635613.417411.77813.3
20014,56713.839214.720813.99716.5
20024,67514.237314.024216.29916.9
*All chi-square tests for the distribution of demographic and clinical characteristics among these 4 racial/ethnic groups were significant (P <.01).

The number of cases less than 5 was masked as required by the NCI.