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Country fact sheet: France (Index year: 2012) / 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 2229087 2153249 2132100 1689672 1284287 0 0 9 488 395
Annual target population 1 114 544 1 076 625 1 066 050 844 836 642 144 0 0 4 744 199
Person invited 1 261 946 992 045 959 012 706 260 558 381 0 0 4 477 644
Invitation coverage (%) 113.2 92.1 90.0 83.6 87.0 0.0 0.0 94.4

Examinations (All tests in the year)

Person screened 300 123 280 285 310 701 230 278 179 799 0 0 1 301 186
Examination coverage rate (%) 26.9 26.0 29.1 27.3 28.0 0.0 0.0 27.4

Result (All tests in the year)

Positive 4 807 4 794 5 931 4 920 4 269 0 0 24 721
Negative 288 294 269 642 298 980 220 726 171 140 0 0 1 248 782
Inadequate 7 022 5 849 5 789 4 632 4 390 0 0 27 682
Unknown 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Referral for further assessment (%) 1.6 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.4 0.0 0.0 1.9

Further assessment (all positive)

Done 4 001 4 040 5 076 4 233 3 588 0 0 20 938
Not done 806 754 855 687 681 0 0 3 783
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Further assessment participation rate (%) 83.2 84.3 85.6 86.0 84.0 0.0 0.0 84.7

Outcome

Incomplete colonoscopy 64 88 115 114 119 0 0 500
No lesion 2 464 2 304 2 726 2 197 1 740 0 0 11 431
Adenomas (all) 862 929 1 368 1 194 1 060 0 0 5 413
Advanced adenomas 496 503 752 687 585 0 0 3 023
Colorectal cancers 63 101 150 118 145 0 0 577
Other lesions 514 562 657 565 480 0 0 2 778
Unknown 34 56 60 45 44 0 0 239