Table 1.

Self-reported colorectal cancer screening test adherence by age and sex, Minnesota, 2000

TestOriginally reported
Corrected
Estimate95% Confidence intervalEstimate95% Confidence interval
TotalFecal occult blood test0.2450.234–0.2710.2180.189–0.248
Flexible sigmoidoscopy0.3380.330–0.3580.3320.298–0.366
Colonoscopy0.2930.283–0.3140.2770.245–0.308
Barium enema0.1370.127–0.1630.1440.119–0.169
Overall0.5530.545–0.5710.5480.507–0.586
Age <65 yFecal occult blood test0.2180.200–0.2640.1770.144–0.212
Flexible sigmoidoscopy0.2930.278–0.3280.2960.257–0.337
Colonoscopy0.2270.212–0.2660.2180.182–0.256
Barium enema0.0960.079–0.1430.0970.070–0.127
Overall0.4870.473–0.5190.4980.454–0.541
Age 65+ yFecal occult blood test0.2840.277–0.2890.2710.222–0.322
Flexible sigmoidoscopy0.4020.398–0.4060.3790.320–0.435
Colonoscopy0.3860.381–0.3910.3520.297–0.406
Barium enema0.1950.190–0.1970.2040.157–0.251
Overall0.6480.644–0.6520.6140.539–0.676
MenFecal occult blood test0.2300.219–0.2410.2090.168–0.250
Flexible sigmoidoscopy0.3190.304–0.3340.3420.292–0.392
Colonoscopy0.2720.267–0.2770.2640.218–0.307
Barium enema0.1170.114–0.1210.1420.108–0.179
Overall0.5260.519–0.5330.5370.472–0.592
WomenFecal occult blood test0.2580.239–0.3060.2270.186–0.271
Flexible sigmoidoscopy0.3540.339–0.3890.3230.280–0.369
Colonoscopy0.3100.295–0.3480.2900.246–0.335
Barium enema0.1540.136–0.2010.1460.110–0.184
Overall0.5770.564–0.6070.5590.511–0.606
  • NOTE: Corrected analysis uses the data set current as of April 8, 2004.