Home / Fact sheets / Belgium (Flanders) / Breast quantitative data

Country fact sheet: Belgium (Flanders) Flanders / (Index year: 2014)

Age group 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 Age unknown Total

Interval

Screening interval (months) 0 0 24 24 24 24 0 0 12

Population (personally invited)

Target population 0 0 235 593 213 916 191 129 172 369 0 0 0 813 007
Annual target population 0 0 117 797 106 958 95 565 86 185 0 0 0 406 505
Women invited 0 0 133 650 96 126 93 917 83 215 0 0 0 406 908
Invitation coverage (%) 0 0 113.5 89.9 98.3 96.6 0 0 0.0 100.1

Examinations

Women screened 0 0 61 736 48 239 47 516 40 384 0 0 0 197 875
Participation rate (%) 0.0 0.0 46.2 50.2 50.6 48.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 48.6

Result (A subset of tests)

Subset women screened 0 0 64 167 49 856 48 723 41 330 0 0 0 204 076
Positive 0 0 2 050 1 117 1 081 983 0 0 0 5 231
Negative 0 0 62 246 48 853 47 750 40 434 0 0 0 199 283
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Referral for further assessment (%)0.0 0.0 3.2 2.2 2.2 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.6

Further assessment (all positive)

Done 0 0 1 876 1 029 992 902 0 0 0 4 799
Not done 0 0 174 88 89 81 0 0 0 432
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Further assessment participation rate (%) 0.0 0.0 91.5 92.1 91.8 91.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 91.7

Outcome

Negative 0 0 1 534 759 679 588 0 0 0 3 560
Benign lesions 0 0 17 9 4 4 0 0 0 34
CIS detected 0 0 56 49 51 46 0 0 0 202
Invasive breast cancer 0 0 226 184 234 239 0 0 0 883
Other histology 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Unknown 0 0 42 27 23 25 0 0 0 117