Volume 10 — November 21, 2013
COMMUNITY CASE STUDY
Engaging Health Systems to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening: Community–Clinical Outreach in Underserved Areas of Wisconsin
|Characteristic||% of Total Screened|
|No insurance/limited coverage||63|
|No previous screening||55|
|Family history of cancer||22|
Figure 1. Sociodemographic characteristics of eligible Wisconsin adults screened for colorectal cancer in conjunction with the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program screening events grant project, as a percentage of the total number offered screening. Participants (n = 633) may be counted in more than 1 category.
The figure consists of 2 circular arrows. The top circular arrow contains the results for Phase I: 390 kits given out, 317 (81%) kits returned, and 39 (12%) positive tests. This top circular arrow leads into the lower circular arrow, which contains the results for Phase II: 243 kits given out, 190 (78%) kits returned, and 18 (9%) positive tests.
Figure 2. Total fecal immunochemical blood test (iFOBT) kits distributed, returned, and testing positive for abnormalities in Phases I and II of the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program colorectal cancer screening events grant project.
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