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Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer Screening

Risk Factors

Factors that are negatively associated with self-report of colorectal cancer screening according to current guidelines include having less than a '''high school education''', having an '''annual income''' of less than 139% of poverty level, and being '''non-Hispanic Asian'''. ([https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6093265/ Hall et al., 2018]) Note: [https://www-doh.state.nj.us/doh-shad/query/builder/njbrfs/ColScrPSTF/ColScrPSTFAA11_.html Custom data views] of the estimated prevalence of adherence to colorectal cancer screening guidelines among New Jersey adults by selected '''sociodemographic and other characteristics''' (including '''education''', '''income''', and '''race/ethnicity''') can be generated using the New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey interactive query module.

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