Status: Baseline only
Increase the proportion of females who receive a breast cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Finding breast cancer early can help prevent breast cancer deaths in women. When women don’t get screened, more women with breast cancer may be diagnosed at a later stage and die of the disease. Increasing breast cancer screening rates is key to reducing breast cancer deaths.
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.