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C-16

C-16 Increase the proportion of adults who receive a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines
LHI

Leading Health Indicators are a subset of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues.

Baseline: 52.1 percent of adults aged 50 to 75 years received a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 70.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Sources:
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Data:
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objectives with the same definition were 03-12a and 03-12b.
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