Percentage of Adults Aged 50-75 Years Old Who Did Not Meet the
USPSTF (U.S. Prevention Services Task Force)
Recommendation For Colorectal Cancer Screening

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2013 35.4 0.7 34.0 36.8
GENDER
Male 891 36.2 1.1 34.1 38.4
Female 1122 34.5 0.9 32.7 36.4
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 90 60.7 4.2 52.5 68.8
Non-Hispanic 1914 34.3 0.7 32.9 35.7
RACE
White only 1791 34.1 0.7 32.6 35.5
Black or African American only 84 40.1 3.7 32.8 47.4
Other race only 55 48.4 5.2 38.2 58.5
More than one race 39 42.8 5.6 31.8 53.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 148 55.0 3.3 48.6 61.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 671 40.9 1.3 38.3 43.5
Some college 603 33.9 1.2 31.4 36.3
College graduate 591 26.3 1.0 24.3 28.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 214 52.7 2.8 47.1 58.2
$15,000 to $24,999 329 47.5 2.1 43.4 51.6
$25,000 to $34,999 212 39.7 2.4 35.1 44.4
$35,000 to $49,999 268 34.0 1.9 30.3 37.7
$50,000 or more 707 28.1 1.0 26.1 30.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1136 39.1 1.0 37.2 41.1
Out of work 91 48.0 4.1 40.1 56.0
Homemaker/Student 94 41.4 3.6 34.3 48.6
Retired 473 23.9 1.1 21.8 26.0
Unable to work 215 40.5 2.5 35.6 45.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 463 26.2 1.2 23.9 28.5
1 to less than 20 hours 126 32.5 2.7 27.3 37.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 241 37.6 2.1 33.4 41.7
40 hours to less than 60 hours 815 38.4 1.2 36.1 40.8
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1190 31.9 0.8 30.2 33.5
Divorced/Seperated 433 44.5 1.8 41.0 48.0
Widowed 200 36.9 2.4 32.2 41.5
Never married 186 49.7 2.9 44.0 55.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 587 32.9 1.3 30.4 35.4
Living without a disability 1412 36.4 0.9 34.7 38.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 131 43.2 3.1 37.0 49.3
Rural 299 41.6 2.1 37.5 45.6
Densely-settled rural 387 41.9 1.8 38.4 45.4
Semi-Urban 295 34.9 1.8 31.4 38.3
Urban 901 31.6 1.0 29.7 33.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1742 32.3 0.7 30.9 33.7
Uninsured 265 70.7 2.7 65.3 76.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 311 30.8 1.7 27.5 34.0
No diabetes 1699 36.4 0.8 34.8 37.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 143 28.8 2.3 24.3 33.3
No current asthma 1853 35.9 0.7 34.5 37.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 703 29.3 1.1 27.3 31.4
No arthritis 1303 39.5 0.9 37.6 41.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 195 41.0 2.6 36.0 46.0
<14 days mental health NOT good 1778 34.6 0.7 33.1 36.0
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 439 48.0 1.8 44.4 51.6
Non-smoker 1558 32.6 0.8 31.1 34.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 548 37.2 1.4 34.4 39.9
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 693 34.5 1.2 32.2 36.9
Obese, BMI>=30 681 34.6 1.2 32.2 37.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1348 33.0 0.8 31.4 34.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 660 41.0 1.4 38.3 43.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 249 27.0 1.6 23.8 30.3
Did not serve on active duty 1763 37.0 0.8 35.5 38.5

Numerator: Respondents aged 50-75 years old who did not receive one or more of the
colorectal cancer tests: blood stool test in the past year OR blood stool test
within the past 3 years and sigmoidoscopy within past 5 years OR colonoscopy
within past 10 years OR a home fecal occult blood test (FOBT) within the
past 3 years and sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy within past 5 years.
Denominator: All respondents aged 50-75 years, excluding unknowns and refusals.