Table 1.

Pretreatment characteristics of younger (<60 years) and older (≥60 years) non-Hispanic Black and White patients diagnosed with AML included in SEER registries in 1986–2015

Younger patientsOlder patients
BlackWhiteBlackWhite
Characteristicsn = 1,356n = 8,074Pan = 1,258n = 14,835Pa
Age, years<0.001<0.001
 Median45487273
 Range18–5918–5960–8560–85
Sex, n (%)0.09<0.001
 Male700 (52)4,368 (54)609 (48)8,394 (57)
 Female656 (48)3,706 (46)649 (52)6,441 (43)
Metro, n (%)<0.001<0.001
 Yes1,272 (94)7,124 (88)1,170 (93)12,849 (87)
 No84 (6)950 (12)88 (7)1986 (13)
Insurance, n (%)<0.001<0.001
 Insured375 (28)2,604 (32)466 (37)5,596 (38)
 Any Medicaid218 (16)527 (7)104 (8)340 (2)
 Uninsured58 (4)130 (2)13 (1)67 (0.5)
 Insurance status unknown705 (52)4,813 (60)675 (54)8,832 (59.5)
Percentage of families below poverty level<0.001<0.001
 Median13%8%13%9%
 Range3%–42%2%–37%2%–31%2%–42%
Year of diagnosis, n (%)<0.0010.002
 1986–1995160 (12)1,365 (17)164 (13)2,335 (16)
 1996–2005480 (35)2,994 (37)439 (35)5,478 (37)
 2006–2015716 (53)3,715 (46)655 (52)7,022 (47)
  • aP values for categorical variables are from Fisher exact test. P values for continuous variables are from the Wilcoxon rank-sum test.