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Table 1.6b: Percent of men and women age 50 and over who report they had a fecal occult blood test within the past 2 years, by State, 2001 and 2002

  2002 2001
State Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
All reporting States 32.3 0.4 35.3 0.3
Alabama 24.6 1.8 14.4 1.3
Alaska 26.8 3.7 23.9 2.3
Arizona 41.4 3.0 36.2 1.7
Arkansas 26.1 1.5 26.9 1.3
California 31.2 1.9 34.2 1.4
Colorado 37.9 2.0 37.0 2.0
Connecticut 36.1 1.6 38.4 1.0
Delaware 35.5 2.1 30.4 1.5
District of Columbia 41.8 2.9 40.4 2.1
Florida 37.4 1.4 38.1 1.2
Georgia 30.4 1.7 34.5 1.4
Hawaii 31.0 1.6 39.7 1.6
Idaho 28.1 1.6 27.5 1.2
Illinois 24.7 1.5 64.5 1.3
Indiana 28.4 1.5 30.3 1.2
Iowa 35.7 1.8 36.9 1.3
Kansas 36.9 1.7 37.5 1.3
Kentucky 34.0 1.7 31.5 1.1
Louisiana 30.0 1.6 31.4 1.2
Maine 45.4 2.3 43.1 1.6
Maryland 41.3 2.1 44.4 1.5
Massachusetts 39.0 1.6 41.3 1.0
Michigan 34.9 1.6 37.4 1.3
Minnesota 37.0 1.7 35.5 1.3
Mississippi 25.7 1.7 24.2 1.3
Missouri 29.8 1.9 31.1 1.5
Montana 27.7 2.0 30.5 1.6
Nebraska 31.5 1.6 37.0 1.3
Nevada 27.0 2.3 30.8 2.4
New Hampshire 41.6 1.7 42.1 1.3
New Jersey 29.6 2.4 33.1 1.2
New Mexico 26.1 1.5 28.2 1.4
New York 33.8 1.9 34.9 1.5
North Carolina 38.9 1.9 43.9 1.4
North Dakota 24.3 1.8 26.3 1.5
Ohio 32.7 1.8 33.0 1.5
Oklahoma 25.0 1.2 25.0 1.2
Oregon 33.6 1.9 39.5 1.6
Pennsylvania 30.3 1.1 31.4 1.3
Rhode Island 36.4 1.9 36.3 1.3
South Carolina 31.4 1.8 34.3 1.5
South Dakota 29.8 1.5 31.2 1.1
Tennessee 34.1 2.0 30.7 1.5
Texas 25.7 1.5 26.2 1.0
Utah 21.0 1.9 23.0 1.6
Vermont 43.4 1.8 43.9 1.3
Virginia 30.9 2.0 34.4 1.5
Washington 39.9 1.8 42.2 1.3
West Virginia 25.8 1.7 27.9 1.2
Wisconsin 33.4 1.8 33.0 1.5
Wyoming 18.8 1.5 23.1 1.3

a Percents are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

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

 

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