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Disparities Data Details C-16 by Educational Attainment for 2018

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2018 Disparity
Advanced degree 74.8
CI 72.0/77.6
SE 1.411
x 1.000
Best rate
4-year college degree 70.3
CI 68.0/72.7
SE 1.181
x 1.063
CI
1.000/ 1.109
Some college 67.5
CI 65.1/69.9
SE 1.233
x 1.108
CI
1.000/ 1.157
Associates degree 64.6
CI 61.6/67.6
SE 1.542
x 1.158
CI
1.000/ 1.217
High school 61.6
CI 59.3/63.9
SE 1.177
x 1.215
CI
1.000/ 1.270
< High school 51.3
CI 47.6/55.0
SE 1.892
x 1.459
CI
1.000/ 1.562
Average group rate excluding best group rate 63.1
...
SE 1.601
x 1.186
CI 1.000/ 1.249

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 Educational Attainment — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 74.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons with an advanced degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 51.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 23.5 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.459 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.186 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 63.1% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2018

Persons with an advanced degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 74.8% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons with a 4-year college degree.
  • 1.108 times the rate among persons with some college education.
  • 1.158 times the rate among persons with an associates degree.
  • 1.215 times the rate among persons with a high school education.
  • 1.459 times the rate among persons with a less than high school education.
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