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Country fact sheet: Ireland (Index year: 2013) / Both

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

Interval

Screening interval (months) 36 36 36 36 36 36 36

Population (personally invited)

Target population 281720 250305 222720 187305 136718 104646 0 1 183 414
Annual target population 93 907 83 435 74 240 62 435 45 573 34 882 394 472
Person invited 2 2 22 58 614 4 58 659
Invitation coverage (%) 0.0 0.0 0.0 93.9 0.0 0.0 14.9

Examinations

Person screened 1 17 25 242 4 25 264
Examination coverage rate (%) 50.0 77.3 43.1 26.7 43.1

Result (A subset of tests)

Subset person screened 22 23 850 10 23 882
Positive 2 1 891 5 1 898
Negative 17 21 591 5 21 613
Inadequate 3 368 371
Referral for further assessment (%) 9.1 7.9 50.0 7.9

Further assessment (all positive)

Done 1 352 1 352
Not done 539 539
Further assessment participation rate (%) 71.5 71.2

Outcome

Incomplete colonoscopy 53 53
No lesion -53 -53
Adenomas (all) 686 686
Advanced adenomas
Colorectal cancers 63 63
Other lesions