Table 3

Main characteristics of the study endoscopists and FIT-positive colonoscopies performed by the different endoscopists

VariableStudy endoscopists Colonoscopies
nPercentagenPercentage
Sex
 Male25851.549 49268.7
 Female9619.215 19421.1
 Missing14729.3733510.2
Age (years)
 30–397214.410 60214.7
 40–498917.816 16922.5
 50–5913827.527 77538.6
 ≥60448.8890212.4
 Missing15831.5857311.9
Specialty
 Gastroenterology25651.147 75166.3
 Surgery7815.613 72319.1
 Other132.623373.2
 Missing15430.7821011.4
Experience (years)
 ≤5448.845086.3
 6–95611.210 21914.2
 ≥1022544.945 33362.9
 Missing17635.111 96116.6
Screening colonoscopies performed in 2010
 ≤10018236.317 47924.3
 101–1807014.018 10225.1
 >180438.623 48432.6
 Missing20641.112 95618.0
Overall colonoscopies performed in 2010
 ≤3007715.465459.1
 301–60012124.220 37928.3
 >60012525.035 23648.9
 Missing17835.5986113.7
Endoscopists number Colonoscopies number Adenoma detection rate
mean (%) SD
Adenoma detection rate (quartiles)
 First8711 37530.57.0
 Second8721 79242.22.1
 Third8820 86458.81.8
 Fourth8712 91559.56.9
 Missing1525075
  • FIT, faecal immunochemical test.