Status: Baseline only
Increase the proportion of adults who receive a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer deaths in the United States, and rates of colorectal cancer are higher in minority populations. Different screening methods can find colorectal cancer early and help prevent deaths. Interventions involving at least 2 approaches to colorectal cancer screening can help more adults get recommended screenings.
Workgroup: Cancer Workgroup
1. Target has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.
2. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.