Adults, 50 Years and Older, Who Reported

Having a Colonoscopy


2008 - 2006 - 2004 - 2002 - 1999 - 1997
Adults, 50 Years and Older, Who Reported Having a Colonoscopy Map Rhode Island Delaware Connecticut Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii New Jersey Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Vermont Maryland Maryland Maryland Maryland West Virginia South Carolina Maine Maine Indiana Kentucky Virginia Virginia Virginia Ohio Tennessee Pennsylvania Mississippi Mississippi Louisiana New York Alabama North Carolina Arkansas Arkansas Wisconsin Iowa Illinois Michigan Michigan Michigan Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Georgia Washington Washington Washington Missouri Missouri Oklahoma North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Idaho Minnesota Utah Oregon Wyoming Colorado Nevada Arizona New Mexico Montana California California California California California Texas Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska United States Map

Adults, 50 Years and Older, Who Reported Having a Colonoscopy Chart

State 1997 1999 2002 2004 2006 2008
Alabama 43.0% 41.2% 48.7% 50.9% 53.3% 62.2%
Alaska 41.0% 50.4% 51.4% 50.6% 55.2% 60.7%
Arizona 39.2% 36.9% 51.8% 52.1% 56.6% 58.0%
Arkansas 34.4% 42.1% 42.9% 47.4% 52.6% 63.8%
California 46.6% 48.2% 50.7% 53.9% 57.1% 55.3%
Colorado 43.5% 44.2% 48.7% 50.0% 57.2% 59.8%
Connecticut 45.0% 48.7% 56.4% 63.7% 68.7% 61.9%
Delaware 47.8% 56.0% 57.4% 62.0% 68.4% 69.5%
Florida 45.8% 45.1% 51.5% 56.2% 58.9% 68.6%
Georgia 48.1% 47.4% 49.2% 53.7% 57.0% 64.2%
Hawaii 51.6% 44.2% 39.2% N/A 54.1% 38.3%
Idaho 38.4% 41.3% 46.3% 47.3% 54.2% 60.1%
Illinois 40.3% 43.9% 45.1% 49.0% 55.6% 55.6%
Indiana 38.5% 43.4% 44.1% 50.5% 56.4% 59.1%
Iowa 40.7% 46.4% 48.6% 51.6% 55.8% 59.3%
Kansas 37.5% 38.8% 47.7% 49.9% 56.5% 63.8%
Kentucky 34.2% 34.7% 43.9% 47.2% 58.6% 61.7%
Louisiana 37.0% 36.7% 40.6% 44.9% 49.8% 63.7%
Maine 42.4% 42.4% 47.3% 59.2% 64.2% 52.6%
Maryland 37.1% 50.5% 54.8% 62.2% 66.7% 72.6%
Massachusetts 41.3% 44.0% 53.4% 61.2% 66.3% 71.3%
Michigan 47.8% 49.5% 55.1% 60.4% 66.1% 71.4%
Minnesota 50.9% 47.5% 64.8% 66.3% 68.2% 68.6%
Mississippi 35.8% 37.4% 42.9% 46.8% 50.4% 71.0%
Missouri 41.1% 38.0% 44.2% 52.8% 57.8% 56.4%
Montana 39.7% 43.2% 47.3% 52.6% 52.9% 61.4%
Nebraska 38.2% 33.7% 42.2% 46.2% 51.4% 56.5%
Nevada 42.3% 43.1% 45.4% 46.7% 55.2% 58.6%
New Hampshire 42.8% 46.8% 50.1% 62.2% 63.6% 55.7%
New Jersey 39.6% 44.0% 48.2% 56.6% 58.3% 71.7%
New Mexico 39.4% 43.1% 44.2% 50.7% 52.9% 58.7%
New York 43.7% 42.2% 51.5% 56.7% 63.9% 55.9%
North Carolina 39.2% 39.1% 47.8% 54.6% 61.8% 65.5%
North Dakota 44.9% 42.0% 50.2% 53.9% 56.5% 66.6%
Ohio 37.5% 40.7% 46.0% 53.2% 57.1% 57.9%
Oklahoma 22.3% 37.7% 40.7% 46.7% 51.7% 60.8%
Oregon 46.1% 47.1% 52.7% 54.8% 60.7% 55.2%
Pennsylvania 40.2% 39.7% 48.0% 53.9% 58.8% 66.8%
Rhode Island 42.6% 48.7% 54.6% 61.7% 69.2% 42.3%
South Carolina 29.2% 41.8% 49.2% 55.9% 59.5% 69.4%
South Dakota 37.6% 45.5% 41.8% 50.3% 55.9% 65.5%
Tennessee 34.2% 39.3% 46.1% 50.6% 56.2% 62.4%
Texas 38.2% 44.3% 45.5% 48.4% 56.3% 59.5%
Utah 45.1% 44.1% 50.5% 56.0% 62.7% 56.2%
Vermont 40.2% 42.3% 52.9% 58.8% 64.8% 67.2%
Virginia 47.6% 44.2% 50.1% 59.9% 65.3% 69.6%
Washington 44.0% 50.8% 54.7% 57.4% 63.7% 38.6%
West Virginia 34.4% 34.9% 40.4% 46.3% 53.4% 66.2%
Wisconsin 50.2% 52.4% 56.4% 59.5% 64.0% 54.7%
Wyoming 45.3% 46.5% 42.1% 48.5% 52.6% 67.2%

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Demographic Group: Residents >= 50 years old.
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp
Numerator: Respondents aged >=50 years who report having had either a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy within the previous 5 years.
Denominator: Respondents aged >=50 years who report ever having or never having either a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy (excluding unknowns and refusals).
Unit: percentage
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

11/3/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.
  • Data for the year 2008 was added to the chart and data table.



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