Demographic Characteristics of SEER-CAHPS Respondents* by Health Plan Type

Demographic Characteristics Cancer
(n=205,339)
Non-cancer
(n=724,965)
Total Medicare Advantage Fee-for-Service Total Medicare Advantage Fee-for-Service
N % N % N % N %
Total 205,339 124,668 60.7 80,671 39.3 724,965 444,740 61.3 280,225 38.7
Age
Under 65 11,222 5,811 4.7 5,411 6.7 80,087 41,947 9.4 38,140 13.6
65-74 97,047 61,054 49 35,993 44.6 350,214 221,501 49.8 128,713 46
75–84 75,652 45,815 36.7 29,837 37 224,358 140,951 31.7 83,407 29.8
85+ 21,418 11,988 9.6 9,430 11.7 70,306 40,341 9 29,965 10.7
Gender
Male 101,819 61,754 49.5 40,065 49.7 297,013 180,489 40.6 116,524 41.6
Female 103,520 62,914 50.5 40,606 50.3 427,953 264,251 59.4 163,701 58.4
Race/Ethnicity
White 153,310 90,417 72.5 62,893 78 496,331 294,203 66.2 202,128 72.1
Black 13,179 8,404 6.7 4,775 5.9 49,457 31,857 7.2 17,600 6.3
Other 1,426 1,040 0.8 386 0.5 5,228 3,828 0.9 1,400 0.5
Asian 9,343 6,461 5.2 2,882 3.6 44,013 29,675 6.7 14,338 5.1
Hispanic 12,467 8,969 7.2 3,498 4.3 69,405 48,785 11 20,620 7.4
North American Native 674 389 0.3 285 0.4 3,323 1,718 0.4 1,605 0.6
Mixed, non-Hispanic 3,286 1,926 1.5 1,360 1.7 13,454 1,802 1.8 5,672 2
Unknown 11,654 7,062 5.7 4,592 5.7 43,734 26,872 6 16,862 6
Education
Did Not Complete High School 42,345 27,152 21.8 15,193 18.8 161,102 104,420 23.5 56,682 20.2
High School Graduate or GED 60,878 37,403 30 23,475 29.1 214,932 132,692 29.8 82,240 29.4
Some College/2-years Degree 46,722 28,856 23.1 17,866 22.1 167,215 103,200 23.2 64,015 22.8
4-years College Graduate 19,159 10,824 8.7 8,335 10.3 61,018 35,119 7.9 25,899 9.2
More than 4-years College Degree 23,653 12,740 10.2 10,913 13.5 74,309 40,162 9 34,147 12.2
Unknown 12,582 7,693 6.2 4,889 6.1 46,389 29,147 6.6 17,242 6.2
Health characteristics-smoking
Non Smoker or Former Smoker 171,882 103,834 83.3 68,048 84.4 608,943 374,549 84.2 234,394 83.6
Current Smoker 21,941 13,772 11 8,169 10.1 74,423 44,175 9.9 30,248 10.8
Unknown 11,516 7,062 5.7 4,454 5.5 41,599 26,016 5.9 15,583 5.6
Spanish survey
English 190,352 115,842 92.9 74,510 92.4 673,121 412,434 92.7 260,687 93
Spanish 1,529 1,037 0.8 492 0.6 11,737 7,839 1.8 3,898 1.4
None/Unknown 13,458 7,789 6.2 5,669 7 40,107 24,467 5.5 15,640 5.6
Proxy status
Proxy 22,086 12,244 9.8 9,842 12.2 89,418 51,399 11.6 38,019 13.6
No Proxy 155,394 98,371 78.9 57,023 70.7 524,107 336,071 75.6 188,036 67.1
Unknown 27,859 14,053 11.3 13,806 17.1 111,440 57,270 12.9 54,170 19.3
General health status
Excellent 14,040 9,093 7.3 4,947 6.1 60,697 38,833 8.7 21,864 7.8
Very Good 48,929 30,570 24.5 18,359 22.8 180,799 122,755 25.4 68,024 24.3
Good 74,469 46,115 37 28,354 35.1 248,570 156,403 35.2 92,167 32.9
Fair 47,614 27,920 22.4 19,694 24.4 160,983 96,059 21.6 64,924 23.2
Poor 13,252 6,694 5.4 6,558 8.1 47,258 24,143 5.4 23,115 8.3
Unknown 7,035 4,276 3.4 2,759 3.4 26,658 16,527 3.7 10,131 3.6

*Respondents residing in SEER area at time of survey.