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Disparities Data Details C-16 by Race and Ethnicity for 2018

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2018 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 67.6
CI 66.3/68.9
SE 0.666
x 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 63.9
CI 60.6/67.1
SE 1.674
x 1.058
CI
1.000/ 1.108
2 or more races 63.0
CI 55.0/70.9
SE 4.054
x 1.074
CI
1.000/ 1.195
Hispanic or Latino 57.7
CI 53.9/61.4
SE 1.922
x 1.172
CI
1.000/ 1.241
Asian only 57.1
CI 51.3/62.8
SE 2.927
x 1.185
CI
1.000/ 1.291
American Indian or Alaska Native only 56.5
CI 45.6/67.5
SE 5.586
x 1.195
CI
1.000/ 1.407
Average group rate excluding best group rate 59.6
...
SE 3.959
x 1.134
CI 1.000/ 1.266

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 67.6% (age adjusted), was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 56.5% (age adjusted), was attained by American Indian or Alaska Native only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 11.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.195 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.134 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 59.6% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2018

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 67.6% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • 1.172 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.185 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • 1.195 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
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