Table 3

Adjusted HR of CRC incidence and of CRC mortality in subjects with a positive FIT, with 95% CIs

Adjusted* HR95% CI
CRC incidence†
Gender
 Male1.00
 Female0.840.79 to 0.89
Age at time of FIT (years)
 50–591.00
 60–691.71.59 to 1.80
Screening round
 First1.00
 Subsequent0.50.47 to 0.53
Compliance with colonoscopy
 Yes1.00
 No (up to month 6)0.560.51 to 0.61
 No (beyond month 6)3.683.20 to 4.22
CRC mortality‡
Gender
 Male1.00
 Female0.680.56 to 0.81
Age at time of FIT (years)
 50–591.00
 60–691.881.56 to 2.26
Screening round
 First1.00
 Subsequent0.450.37 to 0.54
Compliance with colonoscopy
 Yes1.00
 No2.031.68 to 2.44
  • *Adjusted by all the variables reported in the table.

  • †According to Extended-Cox model.

  • ‡According to Cox model.

  • CRC, colorectal cancer; FIT, faecal immunochemical test.