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Engaging Health Systems to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening: Community–Clinical Outreach in Underserved Areas of Wisconsin

Characteristic% of Total Screened
No insurance/limited coverage63
No previous screening55
American Indian/black/Asian24
Family history of cancer22
Hispanic22
Rural13


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.

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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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