Table 1

Colorectal screening score for prediction of risk for colorectal neoplasia*

Risk factorCriteriaPoints
Age, years50–550
56–701
GenderFemale0
Male1
Family history present for a first-degree relativeAbsent0
Present1
SmokingNo0
Current or past1
BMI<250
≥25 (obesity)1
Diabetes mellitusAbsent0
Present1
  • *Colorectal neoplasia includes adenoma, advanced neoplasia and cancer. Advanced neoplasia is defined as colorectal cancer, or any colorectal adenoma which has a size of ≥10 mm in diameter, high-grade dysplasia, villous or tubulovillous histologic characteristics, or any combination thereof.

  • BMI, Body Mass Index.