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Disparities graphic title: Persons Receiving a Recommended Colorectal Cancer Screening by Insurance Status, 2015

Caption: Among persons aged 50–64 years, the rate for those with private health insurance was 2.5 times that for the uninsured population.

  • Private health insurance: 62.1%
  • Public health insurance: 56.9%
  • Uninsured: 25.3%

Data source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS.

HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020 TARGETS

Colorectal Cancer Screening

  • HP2020 Target: 70.5%
  • Most Recent (2015): 62.4%
  • In 2015, 62.4% of adults aged 50–75 years had received a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines (age adjusted).
  • 13.0% increase needed.
  • Data source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS.

Blood Pressure Control

  • HP2020 Target: 61.2%
  • Most Recent (2013–16): 47.8%
  • In 2013–16, 47.8% of adults aged 18 years and over with hypertension had it under control (age adjusted).
  • 28.0% increase needed.
  • Data source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS.

Poor Glycemic Control

  • HP2020 Target: 16.2%,
  • Most Recent (2013–2016): 18.7%
  • In 2013–2016, 18.7% of adults with diagnosed diabetes had poor glycemic control (age adjusted).
  • 13.4% decrease needed.
  • Data source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS.

Fully Immunized Children

  • HP2020 Target: 80.0%
  • Most Recent (2016): 74.1%
  • In 2016, 74.1% of children aged 19–35 months had received the recommended doses of DTaP, polio, MMR, Hib, Hep B, varicella, and PCV vaccines.
  • 8.0% increase needed.

Data source: National Immunization Survey (NIS), CDC/NCIRD and CDC/NCHS.