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 1744 33.4 0.8 31.9 34.9
GENDER
Male 800 35.1 1.2 32.9 37.4
Female 944 31.7 1.0 29.7 33.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 59 54.9 5.4 44.4 65.5
Non-Hispanic 1675 32.4 0.8 30.9 33.9
RACE
White only 1587 32.6 0.8 31.1 34.1
Black or African American only 68 32.7 3.9 25.1 40.2
Other race only 43 41.6 5.9 30.0 53.1
More than one race 24 41.0 7.5 26.3 55.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 117 51.8 3.8 44.4 59.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 567 38.2 1.4 35.3 41.0
Some college 521 33.3 1.4 30.7 36.0
College graduate 538 24.2 1.0 22.1 26.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 167 50.6 3.4 43.9 57.2
$15,000 to $24,999 251 45.5 2.5 40.7 50.3
$25,000 to $34,999 182 39.6 2.7 34.3 44.9
$35,000 to $49,999 248 34.0 2.1 30.0 38.1
$50,000 or more 660 27.2 1.0 25.2 29.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1003 37.8 1.1 35.6 39.9
Out of work 68 42.5 4.5 33.6 51.4
Homemaker/Student 73 32.5 3.7 25.4 39.7
Retired 404 21.9 1.1 19.7 24.1
Unable to work 188 41.0 2.8 35.6 46.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 402 23.6 1.2 21.2 26.0
1 to less than 20 hours 96 28.0 2.9 22.4 33.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 215 36.8 2.3 32.3 41.4
40 hours or more 718 37.6 1.3 35.0 40.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1000 29.6 0.9 27.9 31.4
Divorced/Seperated 395 42.3 2.0 38.4 46.1
Widowed 173 32.4 2.4 27.7 37.1
Never married 176 51.0 3.3 44.5 57.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 538 36.3 1.5 33.5 39.2
Living without a disability 1190 32.2 0.9 30.5 34.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 148 43.8 3.2 37.5 50.0
Rural 210 36.1 2.2 31.7 40.5
Densely-settled rural 341 40.4 1.9 36.7 44.2
Semi-Urban 322 39.3 1.9 35.5 43.1
Urban 723 28.1 1.1 26.1 30.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1545 30.6 0.8 29.1 32.1
Uninsured 190 68.9 3.1 62.8 75.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 262 30.0 1.8 26.5 33.6
No diabetes 1479 34.0 0.8 32.3 35.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 143 31.0 2.5 26.1 35.8
No current asthma 1589 33.6 0.8 32.0 35.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 576 26.7 1.1 24.6 28.9
No arthritis 1153 37.6 1.0 35.6 39.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 180 43.2 2.8 37.7 48.8
<14 days mental health NOT good 1534 32.4 0.8 30.8 33.9
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 385 48.1 2.1 44.1 52.1
Non-smoker 1350 30.4 0.8 28.8 32.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 468 34.7 1.5 31.7 37.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 579 32.7 1.3 30.2 35.3
Obese, BMI>=30 564 31.6 1.3 29.1 34.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1200 31.1 0.9 29.3 32.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 539 39.7 1.6 36.7 42.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 197 22.4 1.6 19.2 25.6
Did not serve on active duty 1547 35.5 0.8 33.8 37.1

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.