Demographic Characteristics of SEER-CAHPS Respondents by Health Plan Type

Demographic Characteristics Cancer
(n=249,474)
Non-cancer *
(n=805,124)
Total Medicare Advantage Fee-for-Service Total Medicare Advantage Fee-for-Service
N % N % N % N %
Total 249,474 148,548 59.54 100,926 40.46 805,124 478,648 59.45 326,476 40.55
Age at Survey
Under 65 14,568 7,642 5.14 6,926 6.86 95,066 50,190 10.49 44,876 13.75
65-74 119,174 73,535 49.50 45,639 45.22 392,758 240,172 50.18 152,586 46.74
75–84 89,987 53,393 35.94 36,594 36.26 241,098 146,080 30.52 95,018 29.10
85+ 25,745 13,978 9.41 11,767 11.66 76,202 42,206 8.82 33,996 10.41
Gender
Male 123,005 72,954 49.11 50,051 49.59 328,473 193,152 40.35 135,321 41.45
Female 126,469 75,594 50.89 50,875 50.41 476,651 285,496 59.65 191,155 58.55
Race/Ethnicity
NH White 185,319 106,535 71.72 78,784 78.06 543,829 307,770 64.30 236,059 72.31
NH Black 16,506 10,531 7.09 5,975 5.92 62,392 39,210 8.19 23,182 7.10
NH Asian 11,508 7,846 5.28 3,662 3.63 49,557 33,393 6.98 16,164 4.95
NH North American Native 828 462 0.31 366 0.36 3,650 1,850 0.39 1,800 0.55
NH Mixed 4,120 2,390 1.61 1,730 1.71 15,463 8,845 1.85 6,618 2.03
NH Other 1,726 1,253 0.84 473 0.47 5,682 4,057 0.85 1,625 0.50
Hispanic 15,457 11,061 7.45 4,396 4.36 76,939 54,399 11.37 22,540 6.90
Unknown 14,010 8,470 5.70 5,540 5.49 47,612 29,124 6.08 18,488 5.66
Education
Did Not Complete High School 49,785 31,684 21.33 18,101 17.93 177,998 112,404 23.48 65,594 20.09
High School Graduate or GED 73,554 44,370 29.87 29,184 28.92 237,900 142,032 29.67 95,868 29.36
Some College/2-years Degree 57,728 34,785 23.42 22,943 22.73 185,623 110,799 23.15 74,824 22.92
4-years College Graduate 23,828 13,079 8.80 10,749 10.65 68,582 38,168 7.97 30,414 9.32
More than 4-years College Degree 29,641 15,467 10.41 14,174 14.04 83,774 43,249 9.04 40,525 12.41
Unknown 14,938 9,163 6.17 5,775 5.72 51,247 31,996 6.68 19,251 5.90
Health characteristics-smoking
Non Smoker or Former Smoker 208,755 123,633 83.23 85,122 84.34 673,795 400,873 83.75 272,922 83.60
Current Smoker 26,808 16,458 11.08 10,350 10.26 84,308 48,960 10.23 35,348 10.83
Unknown 13,911 8,457 5.69 5,454 5.40 47,021 28,815 6.02 18,206 5.58
Spanish survey
English 232,860 138,704 93.37 94,156 93.29 750,958 445,510 93.08 305,448 93.56
Spanish 2,095 1,455 0.98 640 0.63 14,250 10,185 2.13 4,065 1.25
None/Unknown 14,519 8,389 5.65 6,130 6.07 39,916 22,953 4.80 16,963 5.20
Proxy status
Proxy 26,205 14,468 9.74 11,737 11.63 99,201 55,579 11.61 43,622 13.36
No Proxy 189,752 117,472 79.08 72,280 71.62 585,663 363,625 75.97 222,038 68.01
Unknown 33,517 16,608 11.18 16,909 16.75 120,260 59,444 12.42 60,816 18.63
General health status
Excellent 17,494 11,107 7.48 6,387 6.33 68,194 42,398 8.86 25,796 7.90
Very Good 60,501 36,974 24.89 23,527 23.31 201,782 121,801 25.45 79,981 24.50
Good 90,316 54,699 36.82 35,617 35.29 274,041 166,627 34.81 107,414 32.90
Fair 56,820 32,674 22.00 24,146 23.92 177,831 102,821 21.48 75,010 22.98
Poor 15,699 7,814 5.26 7,885 7.81 52,346 25,718 5.37 26,628 8.16
Unknown 8,644 5,280 3.55 3,364 3.33 30,930 19,283 4.03 11,647 3.57

* Respondents residing in SEER area at time of survey.