Table 3

Prevalence of adenomas in the general population

StudyAgenAdenomaAAP
Hunt 1998740–695213.4%11.5%
Imperiale 20021340–499068.7%3.5%
Mehran 20041450–599158%4%
De Jong 20051540-14210.6%4.9%
Regula 20061640–492392 (1503F/889M)4.8%/4.6%1.9%/3.4%
50–6637313 (23801F/13512M)8.2%/13.6%4.3%/8.0%
Menges 20061740–502208.2%2.3%
Pendergrass 2008 1840–495233.6%
50–69121010.6%
  • AAP, adenoma with advanced pathology; F, female; M, male.