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Table 3 Populations receiving and eligible for cancer care processes at beginning of evaluation period for aggregate collaborative

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

Cancer care process Eligible population Process received Eligible Detectable change*
Cancer screening     
Mammography Women age ≥42 2,373 10,522 2%
Pap test Women age ≥21 8,446 20,114 2%
Colorectal cancer screening Adults age ≥51 1,855 7,760 3%
Breast cancer follow-up and treatment     
Documented notification of mammogram results within 30 days Women receiving mammogram 674 2,373 6%
Additional evaluation within 60 days of abnormal mammogram Women with abnormal mammogram 30 125 24%
Initial treatment within 90 days of diagnosis Women diagnosed with breast cancer 2 31 44%
Cervical cancer follow-up and treatment     
Documented notification of Pap test results within 30 days Women receiving Pap test 2,325 8,446 3%
Colposcopy evaluation within three months of abnormal Pap test Women requiring colposcopy based on Pap test 73 292 15%
Initial treatment within 90 days of diagnosis Women diagnosed with CIN2,3 8 34 47%
Colorectal cancer follow-up and treatment     
Documented notification of colorectal cancer screening results within 30 days Adults receiving colorectal screening 575 1,855 6%
Colonoscopy (or sigmoidoscopy and BE) within eight weeks of positive testing Adults with abnormal FOBT 29 123 24%
Initial treatment within 90 days of diagnosis Adults diagnosed with colon polyps or cancer 1 33 40%
  1. *80% power to detect this amount of change at significance level of 0.05 (two-sided)