Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the study population, numbers of CRCs diagnosed at follow-up and numbers of deaths, according to compliance with colonoscopy within the screening programme

CompliersNon-compliers
Number%Number%
Total88 01310023 410100
Gender
 Male49 41656.112 77054.6
 Female38 59743.910 64045.4
Age (years)
 50–5943 22749.110 51044.9
 60–6944 78650.912 90055.1
Screening round
 First31 54935.9953540.7
 Subsequent56 46464.113 87559.3
Diagnosis of CRC
 Total35494.038823.77
 Colon27173.096592.82
 Rectum7930.92040.87
 Not available390.04190.08
Timing of the diagnosis of CRC
 Within 1 year of the FIT319790.155562.9
 Between 1 and 10 years after FIT3529.932737.1
Deaths
 Total34943.9719958.52
 CRC3360.381690.72
 Other cancers17411.989223.94
 Other causes14171.619043.86
  • CRCs, colorectal cancers; FIT, faecal immunochemical test.