Variations in Screening Quality in a Federal Colorectal Cancer Screening Program for the Uninsured
ORIGINAL RESEARCH — Volume 16 — May 30, 2019
Of the 29 grantees, 3 were tribal grantees in Alaska, 1 was a tribal grantee in Washington State, and 25 were in the following 25 states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Washington.
Twenty-nine grantees in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Colorectal Cancer Control Program, 2009–2015. Shading indicates a grantee state. An asterisk indicates a tribal grantee.
Positivity rates for FITs and FOBTs among clients aged ≥50, by grantee, Colorectal Cancer Control Program, 2009–2015. N’s indicate number of tests. A, FIT positivity rates. Only the 18 grantees that recorded ≥30 FITs are shown individually. “All grantees” refers to all grantees, including grantees that had <30 tests. B, FOBT positivity rates. Only the 7 grantees that recorded ≥30 FOBTs are shown individually. “All grantees” refers to all grantees, including the grantees that had <30 tests. Tests for which results were not known were excluded from these analyses. Abbreviations: FIT, fecal immunochemical test; FOBT, fecal occult blood test.
|A. Grantee Identifier Number||No. of FITs||% of Positive FITs|
|All 28 grantees||24,983||8.7|
|B. Grantee Identifier Number||No. of FOBTs||% of Positive FOBTs|
|All 28 grantees||13,157||7.4|
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