Skip to main content

Table 1 Health center characteristics

From: The health disparities cancer collaborative: a case study of practice registry measurement in a quality improvement collaborative

Patients eligible for screening at health center level* Mean (range)
   Breast 849 (86 to 3305)
   Cervical 1,556 (131 to 5,195)
   Colorectal 549 (82 to 3466)
Number of months reporting any registry data* 17 (12 to 18)
Number of providers (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants)** 52 (7 to 205)
Number of nurses (registered nurses, licensed practical nurses)** 34 (1 to 103)
Region of health centers*** Number (proportion)
   Northeast 3 (19%)
   Midwest 4 (25%)
   South 7 (44%)
   West 2 (13%)
  1. *obtained from practice registry software
  2. **obtained from survey of health center financial officers
  3. ***per U.S. census region categories