Colorectal Cancer Screening Data Sets

Colorectal Cancer Screening Data Sets – July 30, 2015

This webinar reviewed key colorectal cancer screening data sets, including BRFSS, NHIS, HEDIS and UDS, and addressed the following topics:

  • What does each data set measure?
  • How frequently are the data collected, and what is the data lag for each
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of each data set?
  • Which health systems do they inform?
  • What is the cost of accessing the data?
  • What is the right data set for my purpose?

Learn more about colorectal cancer screening data sets on the Data & Progress webpage.


  • Cheryl Holm Hansen, PhD , Wilder Research
  • Djenaba Joseph, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • Carrie Klabunde, PhD, National Cancer Institute
  • Mary Barton, MD, MPP, Nat’l Committee for Quality Assurance
  • Laura Makaroff, DO, Health Resources & Services Administration

Disclaimer: This resource does not reflect the new 2018 ACS guideline for colorectal cancer.