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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.5a: National Screening for Colorectal Cancer, 2000

Ever received a sigmoidoscopy, persons age 50 and over, United States, 2000 a
     
Population group Percent Standard error
     
Total 38.9 0.5
Age (not age adjusted)
50-64 32.8 0.7
65 and over 46.2 0.8
Race
American Indian or Alaska Native only 37.0 7.1
Asian or Pacific Islander only 24.7 3.3
Asian 24.9 3.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU
Black or African American only 32.8 1.5
White only 40.0 0.6
More than one race 46.9 6.4
Ethnicity
Hispanic 27.9 1.6
Total, non-Hispanic 39.7 0.6
Black or African American 32.9 1.5
White 40.8 0.6
Gender
Female 36.6 0.7
Male 41.8 0.8
Health insurance (not age adjusted)
Persons under age 65 34.8 0.8
Private 35.0 0.8
Public 32.7 1.9
Uninsured 18.0 1.6
Persons age 65 and over 46.2 0.8
Medicare + any private 50.7 1.0
Medicare + any public 35.9 2.2
Medicare only 38.3 1.4
Family income
< 100% of poverty level 29.2 1.7
100-199% of poverty level 34.8 1.3
200-399% of poverty level 37.9 1.2
>=400% of poverty level 47.5 1.1
Unknown 36.2 0.9
Education
Less than high school 29.3 0.9
High school graduate 37.0 0.9
At least some college 46.1 0.8
Residence location
MSA 39.3 0.6
Non-MSA 38.1 1.0

a Measure is age adjusted.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

Table 1.4: National Screening for Cervical Cancer, 2000 Table 1.5b: Screening for Colorectal Cancer by State, 2001

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