Table 3.

Responses about patients with a family history of CRC

SURVEY QUESTIONRESPONDENTS, N (%)*
Routinely recommend screening (N = 344)
  • Yes344 (100.0)
  • No0 (0.0)
Benefit to screening (N = 344)
  • Yes341 (99.1)
  • No3 (0.9)
Estimated percentage of eligible patients in your practice who have been screened (N = 339)
  • < 2537 (10.9)
  • 26–5035 (10.3)
  • 51–7566 (19.5)
  • > 75201 (59.3)
Age to start screening (N = 254)
  • Absolute, 40 y50 (19.7)
  • Absolute, other18 (7.1)
  • Relative, 10 y earlier163 (64.2)
  • Relative, 5 y earlier16 (6.3)
  • Relative, other7 (2.8)
Screening method most often used (N = 314)
  • Colonoscopy263 (83.8)
  • FOBT38 (12.1)
  • Other13 (4.1)
Screening method most preferred (N = 322)
  • Colonoscopy301 (93.5)
  • FOBT8 (2.5)
  • Other13 (4.0)
  • CRC—colorectal cancer, FOBT—fecal occult blood testing.

  • * Not all respondents answered all questions.