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Country fact sheet: Belgium (Wallonia) Wallonia / (Index year: 2014) / Women

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

Interval

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

Population (personally invited)

Target population 128283 120631 112704 92387 70111 0 0 524 116
Annual target population 64 142 60 316 56 352 46 194 35 056 0 0 262 060
Person invited 73 306 74 330 67 475 60 722 41 973 0 0 317 806
Invitation coverage (%) 114.3 123.2 119.7 131.4 119.7 0.0 0.0 121.3

Examinations (All tests in the year)

Person screened 4 452 4 764 5 132 4 893 2 815 0 0 22 056
Examination coverage rate (%) 6.9 7.9 9.1 10.6 8.0 0.0 0.0 8.4

Result (All tests in the year)

Positive 132 162 179 198 118 0 0 789
Negative 4 226 4 494 4 828 4 589 2 644 0 0 20 781
Inadequate 94 108 125 106 53 0 0 486
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Referral for further assessment (%) 3.0 3.4 3.5 4.0 4.2 0.0 0.0 3.6

Further assessment (all positive)

Done 96 122 129 153 74 0 0 574
Not done 36 40 50 45 44 0 0 215
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Further assessment participation rate (%) 72.7 75.3 72.1 77.3 62.7 0.0 0.0 72.8

Outcome (subset of tests)

Subset of women screened 4 452 4 764 5 132 4 893 919 0 0 20 160
Incomplete colonoscopy 4 11 15 7 7 0 0 44
No lesion 61 59 65 73 32 0 0 290
Adenomas (all) 21 24 22 39 20 0 0 126
Advanced adenomas 8 17 16 22 8 0 0 71
Colorectal cancers 1 8 9 11 7 0 0 36
Other lesions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 9 20 18 23 8 0 0 78