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Table 1.7b
Percent of men and women age 50 and over who reported they had a fecal occult blood test within the past 2 years, by State, 2001 and 2004
  2004 2001
State Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
Total (all reporting States) 29.1 0.2 35.3 0.3
Alabama 25.3 1.1 14.4 1.3
Alaska 19.9 1.9 23.9 2.3
Arizona 32.6 1.6 36.2 1.7
Arkansas 26.0 1.0 26.9 1.3
California 26.6 1.2 34.2 1.4
Colorado 34.3 1.2 37.0 2.0
Connecticut 32.5 1.0 38.4 1.0
Delaware 27.3 1.3 30.4 1.5
District of Columbia 39.5 1.7 40.4 2.1
Florida 32.5 1.0 38.1 1.2
Georgia 27.8 1.2 34.5 1.4
Hawaii DNC DNC 39.7 1.6
Idaho 23.3 1.0 27.5 1.2
Illinois 25.7 1.1 64.5 1.3
Indiana 24.6 0.9 30.3 1.2
Iowa 33.4 1.0 36.9 1.3
Kansas 33.7 0.8 37.5 1.3
Kentucky 26.8 1.1 31.5 1.1
Louisiana 33.4 0.9 31.4 1.2
Maine 41.3 1.3 43.1 1.6
Maryland 35.8 1.3 44.4 1.5
Massachusetts 35.5 1.0 41.3 1.0
Michigan 31.7 1.0 37.4 1.3
Minnesota 28.1 1.0 35.5 1.3
Mississippi 21.6 0.9 24.2 1.3
Missouri 25.5 1.1 31.1 1.5
Montana 29.6 1.1 30.5 1.6
Nebraska 30.4 0.9 37.0 1.3
Nevada 24.4 1.6 30.8 2.4
New Hampshire 36.3 1.1 42.1 1.3
New Jersey 28.0 0.7 33.1 1.2
New Mexico 27.4 0.9 28.2 1.4
New York 27.9 1.0 34.9 1.5
North Carolina 41.4 0.7 43.9 1.4
North Dakota 22.2 1.1 26.3 1.5
Ohio 26.9 1.5 33.0 1.5
Oklahoma 25.7 0.8 25.0 1.2
Oregon 31.9 1.0 39.5 1.6
Pennsylvania 26.8 0.9 31.4 1.3
Rhode Island 35.4 1.3 36.3 1.3
South Carolina 27.0 0.8 34.3 1.5
South Dakota 27.1 0.9 31.2 1.1
Tennessee 30.3 1.3 30.7 1.5
Texas 25.6 1.0 26.2 1.0
Utah 24.4 1.1 23.0 1.6
Vermont 32.8 0.9 43.9 1.3
Virginia 29.4 1.3 34.4 1.5
Washington 36.1 0.6 42.2 1.3
West Virginia 27.7 1.2 27.9 1.2
Wisconsin 28.8 1.1 33.0 1.5
Wyoming 20.9 1.0 23.1 1.3

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using 2 age groups: 50-64, 65 and over.

DNC - Data were not collected by the State.

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

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