Table 1.

Colorectal cancer screening uptake per rounds

Screening roundScreeningNumber of BHATargetUptakeaRescreeningb
numbertestinvolvedpopulationn%%
1 (Pilot)gFOBT1163,87211,00517.2
2 (Pilot)gFOBT1266,51914,81622.373.2
3gFOBT1265,14217,74227.287.0
4gFOBT1050,19915,13530.287.3
FIT212,7274,62536.3
5FIT1263,82422,98136.089.7
6FIT1260,90623,32538.388.7
7FIT1261,42823,36638.081.2
OverallFIT or gFOBT12131,86248,97437.283.7
  • NOTE: Uptake trend, The percentage change per screening round from 2000 to 2012 was 20.10 and from 2012 to 2017 was 0.98 (derived from Jointpoint regression analysis).

  • Abbreviation: BHA, Basic Healthcare Area (There are 12 BHA in L'Hospitalet)

  • aUptake: total number of people who have used and returned a screening test irrespective of result. This includes individuals with inadequate/incomplete results.

  • bRescreening (refers to two consecutive rounds): total number of people invited for screening in Round n and Round n -1 who participated in both rounds.