Healthy People 2010 Goal Used in Modeling

16-16a. Consumption of at least 400 μg of folic acid each day from fortified foods or dietary supplements by nonpregnant women aged 15 to 44 years

This Healthy People 2010 objective is clearly not aimed at colorectal cancer prevention, but we used it as a surrogate for multivitamin use, which has been shown to have a beneficial effect for CRC.