Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

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

Baseline: 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)

Target: 77.1 percent

Target Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

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