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Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates

The following documents show colorectal cancer screening test use in U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico by—

  • Race and ethnicity.
  • Insurance status.
  • Sex.
  • Age group (50 to 64 years and 65 to 75 years).

The documents also—

  • Show the percentage of the age-eligible population screened in 2012, 2014, and 2016.
  • Compare the percentage of eligible population screened in the United States to the state or Puerto Rico.
  • Provide a snapshot of county-level screening rates in 2014.

Colorectal cancer screening test use increased in most areas between 2012 and 2016. Screening generally occurred more frequently among those who had health insurance and among people who were 65 to 75 years old, who were likely insured by Medicare.

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