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Disparities Data Details C-16 by Marital Status for 2018

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2018
C-16 : Adults receiving colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines (age-adjusted, percent, 50–75 years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 52.1 (2008)
2020 Target: 70.5
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Marital Status for C-16

C-16 Increase the proportion of adults who receive a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines

Adults receiving colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines (age-adjusted, percent, 50–75 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 52.1 (2008)
2020 Target: 70.5
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2018 Disparity
Married 69.2
CI 67.7/70.7
SE 0.756
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 59.5
CI 57.2/61.8
SE 1.173
x 1.163
CI
1.000/ 1.207
Widowed 59.4
CI 54.9/63.9
SE 2.288
x 1.165
CI
1.000/ 1.244
Cohabiting partner 56.5
CI 51.1/61.9
SE 2.768
x 1.226
CI
1.000/ 1.331
Never married 55.3
CI 52.1/58.5
SE 1.635
x 1.252
CI
1.000/ 1.319
Average group rate excluding best group rate 57.7
...
SE 2.377
x 1.200
CI 1.000/ 1.287

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 69.2% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 55.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 13.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.252 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.200 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 57.7% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2018

Persons who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 69.2% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.163 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.165 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
  • 1.226 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.252 times the rate among persons who were never married.
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