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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 0 394 472
Person invited 2 2 22 58 614 15 4 0 58 659
Invitation coverage (%) 0.0 0.0 0.0 93.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.9

Examinations

Person screened 0 1 17 25 242 4 0 0 25 264
Examination coverage rate (%) 0.0 50.0 77.3 43.1 26.7 0.0 0.0 43.1

Result (A subset of tests)

Subset person screened 0 0 22 23 850 10 0 0 23 882
Positive 0 0 2 1 891 5 0 0 1 898
Negative 0 0 17 21 591 5 0 0 21 613
Inadequate 0 0 3 368 0 0 0 371
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Referral for further assessment (%) 0.0 0.0 9.1 7.9 50.0 0.0 0.0 7.9

Further assessment (all positive)

Done 0 0 0 1 352 0 0 0 1 352
Not done 0 0 0 539 0 0 0 539
Unknown 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 7
Further assessment participation rate (%) 0.0 0.0 0.0 71.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 71.2

Outcome

Incomplete colonoscopy 0 0 0 53 0 0 0 53
No lesion 0 0 0 -53 0 0 0 -53
Adenomas (all) 0 0 0 686 0 0 0 686
Advanced adenomas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colorectal cancers 0 0 0 63 0 0 0 63
Other lesions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 603 0 0 0 603