Table 1.

Characteristics of ovarian cancer patients included in the SEER POCs, 2002 and 2011

Non-Hispanic blackNon-Hispanic white
Wt NWt Col%Wt NWt Col%P value
Age group
 <507218.748413.40.033
 50–6413735.6130336.0
 65–748923.181322.5
 75+8722.6101428.1
Year of diagnoses
 200217846.2211858.6<0.001
 201120753.8149741.4
Marital status
 Married/partnered11329.4198454.9<0.001
 Not married25566.1152542.2
 Unknown174.51052.9
Type of insurance
 Private21154.9284278.6<0.001
 Any Medicaid9725.22687.4
 Medicare only5514.338910.8
 None215.61153.2
Charlson comorbidity score
 025265.5289380.0<0.001
 1+13334.572120.0
Stagea
 II318.142111.7<0.001
 III17445.1204956.7
 IV18046.8114531.7
GO consultation
 Consulted GO23962.0210158.1ns
 Did not consult GO14638.0151449.1
Type of hospital
 Large teaching18848.8144640.00.005
 Large community195.03158.7
 Medium teaching6918.051514.3
 Medium community5313.869419.2
 Small/very small5514.464417.8
  • Abbreviations: ns, not significant; wt, weighted, all numbers and percents are unadjusted.

  • aStage, AJCC 3rd edition used in 2002; 6th edition used in 2011.