Screening and Risk Factors - Notes

I. Screening variables

Ever Had Colorectal Endoscopy (sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy)

Respondents who did not report if they ever had an exam or when their last exam occurred were excluded from the analysis.

FOBT (1 yr) / Flex Sig (5 yr) / FOBT (3 yr) / Colonscopy(10 yr)

Respondents who did not report if they ever had an exam or when their last exam occurred were excluded from the analysis.

Home-Based Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) in Past Two Years

Respondents who did not report if they ever had an exam or when their last exam occurred were excluded from the analysis.

Home-based FOBT in the past two years or ever had a colorectal endoscopy

Respondents who did not report if they ever had an exam or when their last exam occurred were excluded from the analysis.

Mammogram

Female respondents who did not report if they ever had an exam or when their last exam occurred were excluded from the analysis.

Pap smear within past 3 years

Female respondents who did not report if they ever had an exam or when their last exam occurred were excluded from the analysis. In addition, female respondents who were pregnant or had a hysterectomy were excluded from the analysis.

II. Prevention variables

BMI is Healthy, Ages 20+

Respondents who did not report their weight or height were excluded from the analysis.

BMI is Obese, Ages 20+

Respondents who did not report their weight or height were excluded from the analysis.

BMI is Obese, High School Survey

Respondents who did not report their weight or height were excluded from the analysis.

BMI is Overweight, High School Survey

Respondents who did not report their weight or height were excluded from the analysis.

Consumed 1 or More Fruits per Day

Respondents who did not report their fruit consumption per day were excluded from the analysis.

Consumed 1 or More Vegetables per Day

Respondents who did not report their vegetable consumption per day were excluded from the analysis.

No Leisure Time Physical Activity

Respondents who did not report their leisure-time physical activity were excluded from the analysis.

Current smokers

Respondents who did not report if they ever smoked or their current smoking status were excluded from the analysis.

Ever smoked

Respondents who did not report if they ever smoked were excluded from the analysis.

Smokers (Stopped for 1 Day or Longer)

Respondents who did not report if they ever smoked or their current smoking status were excluded from the analysis.

Smoking Not Allowed at Work

Smoking Not Allowed in Home

Smoking Laws

Ever smoked

Respondents who did not report if they ever smoked were excluded from the analysis.

Percent who received 2+ doses of HPV vaccine

Respondents who did not report vaccination status were excluded from the analysis.