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Country fact sheet: Ireland (Index year: 2013)

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 0 0 0 24

Population (personally invited)

Target population 0 0 141 688 125 768 111 733 0 0 0 0 379 189
Annual target population 0 0 70 844 62 884 55 867 0 0 0 0 189 595
Women invited 0 0 76 570 72 594 60 369 0 0 0 0 209 533
Invitation coverage (%) 0 0 108.1 115.4 108.1 0 0 0 0.0 110.5

Examinations

Women screened 0 0 52 754 50 032 41 125 0 0 0 0 143 911
Participation rate (%) 0.0 0.0 68.9 68.9 68.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 68.7

Result (All tests in the invitation cohort)

Positive 0 0 2 854 1 488 1 191 0 0 0 0 5 533
Negative 0 0 49 900 48 544 39 934 0 0 0 0 138 378
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Referral for further assessment (%)0.0 0.0 5.4 3.0 2.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.8

Further assessment (all positive)

Done 0 0 2 835 1 483 1 180 0 0 0 0 5 498
Not done 0 0 19 5 11 0 0 0 0 35
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Further assessment participation rate (%) 0.0 0.0 99.3 99.7 99.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 99.4

Outcome

Negative 0 0 2 354 1 134 859 0 0 0 0 4 347
Benign lesions 0 0 143 67 31 0 0 0 0 241
CIS detected 0 0 75 59 55 0 0 0 0 189
Invasive breast cancer 0 0 262 223 232 0 0 0 0 717
Other histology 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
Unknown 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1