Lacked Recent Fecal Occult Blood Test Ages 50 and Older
Numerator: Respondents ages 50 and older who had not had a fecal occult blood test within the past two years
Denominator: Among respondents ages 50 and older, excluding unknowns and refused

Subpopulation Number of Respondents at Risk (n) Weighted Percent of Subpopulation at Risk (%) 95% Confidence Interval
Total 1163 73.9 71.6-76.2
       
Age Group      
50-54 238 80.4 75.6-85.2
55-64 332 73.3 69.0-77.7
65-74 306 72.3 67.9-76.8
75+ 287 70.8 65.9-75.6
       
Sex      
Male 483 79.9 76.6-83.3
Female 680 69.0 65.8-72.1
       
Education      
< High School Graduate 178 84.7 79.9-89.5
High School Graduate 459 75.8 72.1-79.5
Some College 300 70.8 66.2-75.4
College Graduate 214 67.3 61.7-72.8
       
Household Income      
$0-$9,999 65 88.2 81.2-95.3
$10,000-$19,999 169 78.7 73.0-84.4
$20,000-$34,999 307 75.7 71.4-80.0
$35,000-$49,999 141 72.6 66.1-79.1
$50,000+ 179 72.3 66.2-78.3
       
Employment      
Employed for Wages 362 76.7 72.7-80.7
Self-Employed 95 79.9 72.5-87.2
Not Employed for Wages 104 70.6 62.6-78.7
Retired 601 71.6 68.3-74.9
       
Marital Status      
Married 636 72.5 72.7-80.7
Divorced/Separated 163 79.0 73.4-84.6
Widowed 315 75.6 71.6-79.6
Never Married/Unmarried Couple 44 84.5 74.8-94.2
       
Other      
Pain in last 30 days 240 73.9 68.7-79.0
Fair or poor health 269 75.7 71.0-80.4
Activity limitation 248 73.5 68.5-78.6
       
No health insurance 83 81.1 72.6-89.6
Overweight or obese
(Based on NHLBI guidelines, Body mass index >= 25)
670 75.1 72.1-78.1
Current smoking 192 84.3 79.6-89.0
       
Population Density      
Mixed 416 72.8 68.9-76.7
Rural 277 82.7 78.5-86.9
Urban 468 70.4 66.6-74.2