Black/white differences in colorectal tumor location in a national sample of hospitals.

@article{Elixhauser1994BlackwhiteDI,
  title={Black/white differences in colorectal tumor location in a national sample of hospitals.},
  author={Anne H Joanna Elixhauser and Jessica K Ball},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={1994},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={449-58}
}
This article describes a retrospective study that compared the distribution of colorectal tumors among black and white discharges. A total of 188,109 discharges with colorectal cancer were selected from the Hospital Cost and Utilization Project, a national sample of hospitals with 34 million patient discharges from 1980 to 1987. Black/white differences were small for right, left, and rectal tumors; however, black discharges had a higher percentage of colorectal tumors with sites unspecified… CONTINUE READING

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