Table 3

 Marginal cost-effectiveness and cost-utility estimates for alternative screening options

Screening optionBiennial FOBT at 50–69 yearsBiennial FOBT at 60–69 yearsFSIG once at 55 yearsFSIG once at 60 yearsFSIG once at 60 years,biennial FOBT at 61–70 years
LYG, life year gained; QALY, quality adjusted life year.
Marginal cost£66.95£24.53−£28.77−£28.51−£1.92
Marginal LYGs0.0260.01260.02370.01970.0271
Marginal QALYs gained0.02270.01040.0270.02210.0282
Marginal cost per LYG£2576.72£1950.29DominatesDominatesDominates
Marginal cost per QALY gained£2949.64£2364.99DominatesDominatesDominates