Use of Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests by State
GIS SNAPSHOT — Volume 15 — June 14, 2018
Figure. Progress toward increased use of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening tests, by state. A. Percentage of respondents aged 50 to 75 who reported being up to date with CRC screening in the 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (1). The percentage up to date for the United States overall was 67.3%. B. The absolute change in percentage of respondents aged 50 to 75 who reported being up to date with CRC screening from 2012 through 2016, by state, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2012 (2), 2016 (1). Up to date is defined as having had a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) within the past year, sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years with FOBT within the past 3 years, or colonoscopy within the past 10 years. Source: CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), BRFSS, 2012 and 2016 (1–2).
|State||Percentage of Respondents Aged 50–75 y Up to Date With CRC Screening, 2016||Absolute Change, Percentage of Respondents Aged 50–75 y Up to Date With CRC Screening, 2012 through 2016|
|District of Columbia||70.0||2.8|
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