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Disparities Data Details C-16 by Age Group for 2018

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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
Age Group 2018 Disparity
65-75 years 75.1
CI 73.5/76.6
SE 0.796
x 1.000
Best rate

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 Age Group — 2018
  • The better group rate for this objective, 75.1%, was attained by persons aged 65-75 years.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 60.5%, was attained by persons aged 50-64 years.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 14.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.242 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2018

Persons aged 65-75 years achieved the better group rate for this objective, 75.1%.

The better group rate was 1.242 times the rate among persons aged 50-64 years.

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