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Table 1.6b
Percent of men and women age 50 and over who report they ever had a flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy, by State, 2001 and 2005
State 2005 2001
Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
Total (all reporting States) 60.5 0.5 47.6 0.3
Alabama DNC DNC 44.6 1.6
Alaska DNC DNC 49.6 2.5
Arizona 56.1 1.6 49.8 1.8
Arkansas DNC DNC 44.1 1.5
California DNC DNC 49.1 1.6
Colorado DNC DNC 47.9 2.1
Connecticut DNC DNC 53.7 1.1
Delaware DNC DNC 58.3 1.6
District of Columbia DNC DNC 56.4 2.2
Florida 61.6 1.0 46.9 1.3
Georgia 62.9 1.1 49.7 1.5
Hawaii DNC DNC 50.1 1.6
Idaho DNC DNC 43.6 1.4
Illinois DNC DNC 40.9 1.8
Indiana 55.6 1.1 45.6 1.4
Iowa 55.9 1.1 45.1 1.4
Kansas DNC DNC 44.1 1.3
Kentucky DNC DNC 39.4 1.2
Louisiana DNC DNC 39.5 1.3
Maine 62.6 1.2 47.9 1.6
Maryland DNC DNC 53.4 1.5
Massachusetts DNC DNC 53.2 1.0
Michigan DNC DNC 55.4 1.4
Minnesota DNC DNC 62.2 1.3
Mississippi DNC DNC 40.8 1.6
Missouri DNC DNC 42.9 1.6
Montana DNC DNC 43.2 1.7
Nebraska DNC DNC 38.1 1.4
Nevada DNC DNC 46.3 2.2
New Hampshire DNC DNC 52.3 1.3
New Jersey 57.5 1.9 46.4 1.3
New Mexico DNC DNC 44.8 1.5
New York DNC DNC 47.3 1.5
North Carolina DNC DNC 47.7 1.4
North Dakota DNC DNC 49.8 1.7
Ohio DNC DNC 45.9 1.6
Oklahoma DNC DNC 38.6 1.3
Oregon DNC DNC 53.4 1.7
Pennsylvania DNC DNC 47.2 1.4
Rhode Island DNC DNC 51.7 1.4
South Carolina DNC DNC 47.0 1.6
South Dakota DNC DNC 44.5 1.1
Tennessee DNC DNC 40.4 1.6
Texas DNC DNC 43.4 1.2
Utah DNC DNC 47.5 1.8
Vermont DNC DNC 49.6 1.3
Virginia 64.5 1.3 52.1 1.6
Washington DNC DNC 52.3 1.4
West Virginia DNC DNC 38.9 1.4
Wisconsin DNC DNC 57.0 1.6
Wyoming DNC DNC 46.9 1.5

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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