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Country fact sheet: France (Index year: 2012) / Male

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 2137345 2022130 1978591 1533747 1085301 0 0 8 757 114
Annual target population 1 068 673 1 011 065 989 296 766 874 542 651 0 0 4 378 559
Person invited 1 275 654 981 914 941 491 679 332 495 435 0 0 4 373 826
Invitation coverage (%) 119.4 97.1 95.2 88.6 91.3 0.0 0.0 99.9

Examinations (All tests in the year)

Person screened 253 584 221 939 252 630 191 725 145 344 0 0 1 065 222
Examination coverage rate (%) 23.7 22.0 25.5 25.0 26.8 0.0 0.0 24.3

Result (All tests in the year)

Positive 5 428 5 314 6 451 5 246 4 415 0 0 26 854
Negative 242 011 211 927 241 427 182 846 137 685 0 0 1 015 896
Inadequate 6 145 4 698 4 752 3 633 3 244 0 0 22 472
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Referral for further assessment (%) 2.1 2.4 2.6 2.7 3.0 0.0 0.0 2.5

Further assessment (all positive)

Done 4 427 4 467 5 444 4 424 3 628 0 0 22 390
Not done 1 001 847 1 007 822 787 0 0 4 464
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Further assessment participation rate (%) 81.6 84.1 84.4 84.3 82.2 0.0 0.0 83.4

Outcome

Incomplete colonoscopy 52 83 104 132 118 0 0 489
No lesion 2 021 1 715 1 874 1 346 1 117 0 0 8 073
Adenomas (all) 1 515 1 769 2 328 1 961 1 578 0 0 9 151
Advanced adenomas 877 1 073 1 461 1 177 952 0 0 5 540
Colorectal cancers 93 147 230 223 231 0 0 924
Other lesions 701 714 868 720 545 0 0 3 548
Unknown 45 39 40 42 39 0 0 205