Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, ISSN 1918-3003 print, 1918-3011 online, Open Access
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Volume 8, Number 11, November 2016, pages 777-786

Racial Disparities in Colorectal Carcinoma Incidence, Severity and Survival Times Over 10 Years: A Retrospective Single Center Study


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Mean age of CRC presentation for different ethnicities.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Distribution of age at presentation among major ethnic groups.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Bar graph showing ethnic variations of patients presenting with stage IV colorectal carcinoma on initial presentation.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. Bar graph showing ethnic variations of patients presenting with rectal carcinoma.
Figure 5.
Figure 5. Pie chart showing different ethnicities presenting with colorectal adenocarcinoma.
Figure 6.
Figure 6. Comparison of survival time between African Americans and Caucasians.
Figure 7.
Figure 7. Comparison of Caucasians and Hispanics in terms of age at presentation.
Figure 8.
Figure 8. Comparison of Hispanic males and females survival probability over 5 years.


Table 1. Racial Variation in Study Population
RaceNumber of patients% of total
African American49827.09
South Asian100.54
American Indian40.22
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander10.05


Table 2. Histological Stage of CRC at Diagnosis for Different Racial Groups
RaceStage of CRC (% within racial group)
Caucasian12.3%22.6%23.6%24.8%16.5 %
African American13.0%19.1%20.5%20.0%27.0%
South Asian11.1%11.1%33.3%33.3%11.1%
American Indians0.0%50.0%25.0%0.0%25.0%