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Country fact sheet: Italy (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 12 24 24 24 24 24 0 0

Population (personally invited)

Target population 0 2 449 864 2 185 081 1 961 452 1 891 213 1 713 793 1 658 373 0 0 11 859 776
Annual target population 0 2 449 864 1 092 541 980 726 945 607 856 897 829 187 0 0 7 154 822
Women invited 0 234 264 797 000 679 862 645 782 614 509 114 613 0 0 3 086 030
Invitation coverage (%) 0 9.6 72.9 69.3 68.3 71.7 13.8 0 0 43.1

Examinations

Women screened 0 170 642 417 985 377 935 372 617 346 858 81 703 0 0 1 767 740
Participation rate (%) 0.0 72.8 52.4 55.6 57.7 56.4 71.3 0.0 0.0 57.3

Result (A subset of tests)

Subset women screened 0 170 642 417 984 377 934 372 616 346 857 81 703 0 0 1 767 736
Positive 0 11 059 32 997 20 455 18 075 16 670 3 707 0 0 102 963
Negative 0 159 583 384 987 357 479 354 541 330 187 77 996 0 0 1 664 773
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Referral for further assessment (%)0.0 6.5 7.9 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.5 0.0 0.0 5.8

Further assessment (all positive)

Done 0 10 934 32 364 20 006 17 743 16 340 3 648 0 0 101 035
Not done 0 125 633 449 332 330 59 0 0 1 928
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Further assessment participation rate (%) 0.0 98.9 98.1 97.8 98.2 98.0 98.4 0.0 0.0 98.1

Outcome

Negative 0 10 119 30 116 18 130 15 415 13 762 2 746 0 0 90 288
Benign lesions 0 201 358 175 157 138 33 0 0 1 062
CIS detected 0 145 283 204 262 291 92 0 0 1 277
Invasive breast cancer 0 379 1 152 1 105 1 479 1 763 659 0 0 6 537
Other histology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 90 455 392 430 386 118 0 0 1 871