Table 1.

Rate of diagnosis of breast cancer per 1,000 women screened by age group and first/subsequent screening attendance

Type of attendanceAge group
40-4950-6970-74≥75Total
First attenders93,402312,13929,89518,340453,776
    Invasive breast cancer
    n2541,7532942542,555
    Rate per 1,000 women screened2.75.629.8313.85
    DCIS
    n864146228590
    Rate per 1,000 women screened0.921.332.071.53
Subsequent attenders27,661506,11787,54524,699646,022
    Invasive breast cancer
    n6920624781272,736
    Rate per 1,000 women screened2.494.075.465.14
    DCIS
    n234147624537
    Rate per 1,000 women screened0.830.820.870.97
Total121,063818,256117,44043,039