Rural and Racial Disparities In Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality In South Carolina 1996 - 2016 (Fact Sheet)
From 1996 to 2016, urban-dwelling residents experienced a larger annual average decline (-2.4%) in colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence over time than rural residents (-1.1%). A similar pattern was true for mortality. Urban White (-2.6%), urban Black (-2.4%), and rural White (-1.6%) populations experienced significant declines in mortality that was not found among rural Black populations.
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Swann Adams, Whitney Zahnd, Jan Eberth, Peiyin Hung, Samantha Truman, Victor Kirksey, Monique Brown-Smith, Radhika Ranganathan