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Table 1 Prevalence of recommendation for early rescreen.

From: Incidence, detection, and tumour stage of breast cancer in a cohort of Italian women with negative screening mammography report recommending early (short-interval) rescreen

Total screening centres (n = 13)  
   Women with at least one negative mammography, n 376,257
   Total negative mammographies, n 647,876
   Negative mammographies with RES  
n 4171
% 0.64
Screening centres using RES (n = 8)  
   Women with at least one negative mammography, n 188,348
   Total negative mammographies, n 313,320
   Negative mammographies with RES  
% 1.33
%, range between centres 0.05-4.33†
%, woman's age 50-59 versus 60-69 years 1.51 versus 1.14‡
%, first versus subsequent screening rounds 2.15 versus 1.08‡
%, centres with recall rate <6.2% versus ≥6.2%* 1.63 versus 1.06‡
  1. *Recall rate was calculated at the screening centre level for the same time period in which the negative mammographies were recorded; 6.2% was the average recall rate in those centres using RES.
  2. P = 0.000 for a χ2 test with seven degrees of freedom.
  3. P = 0.000 for a χ2 test with one degree of freedom.
  4. RES, recommendation for early (<24 months) rescreen.