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Disparities graphic title: Persons Receiving a Recommended Colorectal Cancer Screening by Insurance Status, 2018

Caption: Among persons aged 50–64 years, the rate for those with private health insurance was more than twice the rate for the uninsured population.

  • Private health insurance: 64.3%
  • Public health insurance: 61.6%
  • Uninsured: 29.7%

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

 

HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020 TARGETS

Colorectal Cancer Screening

  • HP2020 Target: 70.5%
  • In 2015, 65.2% of adults aged 50–75 years had received a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines (age adjusted).
  • 8.1% increase needed.
  • Data source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS.

 

Blood Pressure Control

  • HP2020 Target: 61.2%
  • 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%
  • In 2013–16, 18.7% of adults aged 18 years and over 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%
  • In 2018, 72.8% of children aged 19–35 months had received the recommended doses of DTaP, polio, MMR, Hib, Hep B, varicella, and PCV vaccines.
  • 9.9% increase needed.
  • Data source: National Immunization Survey (NIS), CDC/NCIRD and CDC/NCHS.