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Table 1.6b: Screening for Colorectal Cancer by State, 2001

Fecal occult blood test within past two years, persons age 50 and over, by State,2001 a
State Percent Standard error
United States 35.3 0.3
Alabama 14.4 1.3
Alaska 23.9 2.3
Arizona 36.2 1.7
Arkansas 26.9 1.3
California 34.2 1.4
Colorado 37.0 2.0
Connecticut 38.4 1.0
Delaware 30.4 1.5
District of Columbia 40.4 2.1
Florida 38.1 1.2
Georgia 34.5 1.4
Hawaii 39.7 1.6
Idaho 27.5 1.2
Illinois 64.5 1.3
Indiana 30.3 1.2
Iowa 36.9 1.3
Kansas 37.5 1.3
Kentucky 31.5 1.1
Louisiana 31.4 1.2
Maine 43.1 1.6
Maryland 44.4 1.5
Massachusetts 41.3 1.0
Michigan 37.4 1.3
Minnesota 35.5 1.3
Mississippi 24.2 1.3
Missouri 31.1 1.5
Montana 30.5 1.6
Nebraska 37.0 1.3
Nevada 30.8 2.4
New Hampshire 42.1 1.3
New Jersey 33.1 1.2
New Mexico 28.2 1.4
New York 34.9 1.5
North Carolina 43.9 1.4
North Dakota 26.3 1.5
Ohio 33.0 1.5
Oklahoma 25.0 1.2
Oregon 39.5 1.6
Pennsylvania 31.4 1.3
Rhode Island 36.3 1.3
South Carolina 34.3 1.5
South Dakota 31.2 1.1
Tennessee 30.7 1.5
Texas 26.2 1.0
Utah 23.0 1.6
Vermont 43.9 1.3
Virginia 34.4 1.5
Washington 42.2 1.3
West Virginia 27.9 1.2
Wisconsin 33.0 1.5
Wyoming 23.1 1.3

aMeasure is age adjusted.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

Table 1.6a: National Screening for Colorectal Cancer, 2000 Table 1.7: National Screening for Colorectal Cancer, 2000

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