Table 2.

Screening status of index round at time of cancer diagnosis (cases) or corresponding date (matched controls)

CasesControls
Screening statusN (%)N (%)
All1,546 (100.0)9,276 (100.0)
No invitation686 (44.4)3,994 (43.1)
 Before first invitation91 (5.9)503 (5.4)
 Over screening agea487 (31.5)2,920 (31.5)
 Other reason108 (7.0)571 (6.2)
Nonattender494 (32.0)1,813 (19.5)
 Never attendedb414 (26.8)1,595 (17.2)
 Lapsed attender80 (5.2)218 (2.4)
Screened366 (23.7)3,469 (37.4)
 Negative cytology254 (16.4)3,190 (34.4)
 Borderline cytology94 (6.1)164 (1.8)
 Negative HPV test4 (0.3)96 (1.0)
 Referral noncompliance1 (0.1)1 (0.0)
 Negative histology for CIN6 (0.4)9 (0.1)
 Positive histology for CIN7 (0.5)9 (0.1)
  • aDiagnosis 5 years or more after last program invitation.

  • bDuring period 1990–2009.