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Table 1 Distribution of baseline characteristics by race among colorectal cancer patients, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2007-2011

From: Race/ethnicity and socio-economic differences in colorectal cancer surgery outcomes: analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample

  Race
Study Characteristics
N (%)/ Mean (SD)
White
(N = 91344)
Black
(N = 14500)
Hispanic
(N = 8930)
Other
(N = 7857)
Sex
 Female 45203 (49.5) 7542 (52.0) 4074 (45.6) 3816 (48.6)
 Male 46136 (50.5) 6958 (48.0) 4856 (54.4) 4039 (51.4)
Age at admission (years) 68.8 (13.8) 63.8 (13.6) 63.5 (14.6) 65.4 (14.3)
Length of Stay (days) 8.2 (7.2) 9.4 (9.2) 8.5 (7.8) 8.2 (8.1)
Number of Comorbidities 0.4 (0.7) 0.4 (0.7) 0.3 (0.7) 0.3 (0.6)
Residential income
 First Quartile-Lowest 19691 (22.0) 7090 (50.4) 3121 (36.1) 1482 (19.7)
 Second Quartile 19691 (22.0) 3026 (21.5) 1975 (22.8) 1637 (21.8)
 Third Quartile 22656 (25.3) 2264 (16.1) 2148 (24.8) 1919 (25.5)
 Fourth Quartile-Highest 23834 (26.6) 1680 (12.0) 1413 (16.3) 2484 (33.0)
Insurance Type
 Medicare 54489 (59.7) 6779 (46.8) 3865 (43.3) 3511 (44.7)
 Medicaid 3663 (4.0) 1917 (13.2) 1430 (16.0) 1028 (13.1)
 Private 28720 (31.4) 4351 (30.0) 2593 (29.0) 2658 (33.8)
 Other 4472 (4.9) 1453 (10.0) 1042 (11.7) 660 (8.4)
Residential Region
 Large Metro 43411 (54.1) 9507 (70.3) 6514 (77.1) 5537 (75.4)
 Small Metro 25867 (32.2) 2927 (21.6) 1521 (18.0) 1320 (18.0)
 Micropolitan 11027 (13.7) 1099 (8.1) 418 (5.0) 490 (6.7)
Stage at presentation
 Non-Metastatic 59539 (65.2) 8586 (59.2) 5757 (64.5) 4967 (63.2)
 Metastatic 31805 (34.8) 5914 (40.8) 3173 (35.5) 2890 (36.8)
Surgery
 Laparoscopic 13285 (14.5) 1766 (12.2) 1231 (13.8) 1045 (13.3)
 Open 53844 (59.0) 7459 (51.4) 4669 (52.3) 4356 (55.4)
 No surgery 24215 (26.5) 5275 (36.4) 3030 (33.9) 2456 (31.3)
Complications
 0 61525 (67.4) 10096 (69.6) 6630 (74.2) 5918 (75.3)
 1 21678 (23.7) 3254 (22.4) 1700 (19.0) 1459 (18.6)
  > =2 8141 (8.9) 1150 (7.9) 600 (6.7) 480 (6.1)
Died during Hospitalization
 No 87932 (96.3) 13843 (95.5) 8623 (96.7) 7563 (96.3)
 Yes 3342 (3.7) 649 (4.5) 299 (3.4) 291 (3.7)