4 Statistics on Colorectal Cancer Screening by State
Here are four statistics on the percentage of adults age 50 to 75 who had a fecal occult blood test within the previous year, sigmoidoscopy within the previous five years and FOBT within the previous three years or a colonoscopy with the previous 10 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates (2010) report.
Percentage of adults up-to-date on screening
54.1 to 59.2: Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Test, West Virginia and Wyoming
59.3 to 63.5: Alabama, California, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Tennessee
63.6 to 68.9: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin
69 to 75.2: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington
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