Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults aged 40 years or older who had been recommended to be tested for problems in the colon or rectum in the last 12 months (COLTDR1YR) and who had not had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years, sigmoidoscopy in the past 5 years, CT colonography in the past 5 years, or home blood stool test in the last year, COLTSPECDR1YR indicates whether a physician or other health professional recommended that the respondent have a particular test for colon or rectal problems.
After this question, interviewers asked which tests were recommended to the respondent.
Interviewers gave respondents a list of possible tests including:
The survey form directed interviewers to, "Enter all that apply, separate with commas."
For more information, please see COLTDR1YR.
- 2010: Sample adults age 40+ who have had tests recommended to look for problems in the colon and who have not had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years, Sigmoidoscopy in the past 5 years, CT colonography in the past 5 years, or home blood stool test in the last year.
- 2010 : SAMPWEIGHT