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Table 1.7b
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 2005
State 2005 2001
Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
Total (all reporting States) 29.0 0.5 35.3 0.3
Alabama DNC DNC 14.4 1.3
Alaska DNC DNC 23.9 2.3
Arizona 28.9 1.5 36.2 1.7
Arkansas DNC DNC 26.9 1.3
California DNC DNC 34.2 1.4
Colorado DNC DNC 37.0 2.0
Connecticut DNC DNC 38.4 1.0
Delaware DNC DNC 30.4 1.5
District of Columbia DNC DNC 40.4 2.1
Florida 31.2 0.9 38.1 1.2
Georgia 27.6 1.1 34.5 1.4
Hawaii DNC DNC 39.7 1.6
Idaho DNC DNC 27.5 1.2
Illinois DNC DNC 64.5 1.3
Indiana 24.3 0.9 30.3 1.2
Iowa 27.8 1.0 36.9 1.3
Kansas DNC DNC 37.5 1.3
Kentucky DNC DNC 31.5 1.1
Louisiana DNC DNC 31.4 1.2
Maine 35.1 1.2 43.1 1.6
Maryland DNC DNC 44.4 1.5
Massachusetts DNC DNC 41.3 1.0
Michigan DNC DNC 37.4 1.3
Minnesota DNC DNC 35.5 1.3
Mississippi DNC DNC 24.2 1.3
Missouri DNC DNC 31.1 1.5
Montana DNC DNC 30.5 1.6
Nebraska DNC DNC 37.0 1.3
Nevada DNC DNC 30.8 2.4
New Hampshire DNC DNC 42.1 1.3
New Jersey 24.8 1.6 33.1 1.2
New Mexico DNC DNC 28.2 1.4
New York DNC DNC 34.9 1.5
North Carolina DNC DNC 43.9 1.4
North Dakota DNC DNC 26.3 1.5
Ohio DNC DNC 33.0 1.5
Oklahoma DNC DNC 25.0 1.2
Oregon DNC DNC 39.5 1.6
Pennsylvania DNC DNC 31.4 1.3
Rhode Island DNC DNC 36.3 1.3
South Carolina DNC DNC 34.3 1.5
South Dakota DNC DNC 31.2 1.1
Tennessee DNC DNC 30.7 1.5
Texas DNC DNC 26.2 1.0
Utah DNC DNC 23.0 1.6
Vermont DNC DNC 43.9 1.3
Virginia 28.0 1.3 34.4 1.5
Washington DNC DNC 42.2 1.3
West Virginia DNC DNC 27.9 1.2
Wisconsin DNC DNC 33.0 1.5
Wyoming DNC DNC 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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