Table 2.

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

OrganizedOpportunistic
20052006200720082009Absolute changePercentage of change20052006200720082009Absolute changePercentage of change
(2005 and 2009)(2005 and 2009)
Education
    Level 125.426.729.235.835.410.039.5%14.815.414.215.910.2−4.6−31.1%
    Level 226.828.233.837.937.911.141.6%21.918.311.719.915.3−6.6−30.0%
    Level 319.124.823.632.635.216.184.5%18.216.420.817.518.40.20.9%
    Level 416.327.318.829.239.022.8140.0%20.120.931.828.127.87.738.0%
Income
    Level 123.933.718.445.433.79.841.1%18.411.67.86.58.6−9.8−53.2%
    Level 221.023.229.035.440.619.693.1%17.016.117.815.214.3−2.7−15.6%
    Level 319.626.624.031.534.815.378.0%20.719.523.118.722.51.88.8%
    Level 415.523.022.833.535.820.3131.1%23.922.929.229.824.80.93.6%
Total*21.225.725.535.439.018.617.621.018.318.9
  • *Crude rate (%).