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Disparities Data Details C-16 by Sex for 2018

Disparities Details by Sex 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 Sex 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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Sex 2018 Disparity
Male 65.7
CI 64.0/67.3
SE 0.843
x 1.000
Best rate
Female 64.8
CI 63.2/66.3
SE 0.798
x 1.014
CI
1.000/ 1.044

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 Sex — 2018
  • The better group rate for this objective, 65.7% (age adjusted), was attained by the male population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 64.8% (age adjusted), was attained by the female population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 0.9 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was <1.100 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2018

The male population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 65.7% (age adjusted).

The better group rate was <1.1 times the rate for the female population.

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