Table 1.

Age-adjusted participation rates of gastric cancer screening and population share by socioeconomic position (%), 2005 to 2009

2005 (n = 1,762)2006 (n = 1,578)2007 (n = 1,594)2008 (n = 1,619)2009 (n = 1,607)Absolute changePercentage of change
RatePopulationRatePopulationRatePopulationRatePopulationRatePopulation(2005 and 2009)
Education
    Level 139.918.842.125.342.722.151.717.144.218.44.310.8%
    Level 248.318.446.517.844.917.357.820.453.013.64.79.7%
    Level 337.346.741.042.443.844.950.146.152.947.715.641.8%
    Level 436.416.148.214.550.615.857.416.465.920.429.581.0%
Income
    Level 140.014.545.317.026.211.751.911.941.710.91.74.3%
    Level 240.145.739.142.846.040.050.637.154.034.413.934.6%
    Level 339.430.146.127.346.730.650.235.556.636.117.243.5%
    Level 437.89.845.912.951.317.763.315.460.418.722.659.8%
Total*39.743.245.953.757.2
  • *Crude rate (%).