Status: Baseline only

Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
72.8 percent (2018)

77.1 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

72.8 percent of females aged 50 to 74 years received a breast cancer screening in 2018 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

Increase the proportion of females who receive a breast cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


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