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Table 3 Detection rate of breast cancer at the next rescreen by type of previous negative mammography report.

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

  Mammography report
  Standard negative Negative with RES
Women at rescreen, n 127,936 2557
Abnormal results, n (%) 4125 (3.2) 161 (6.3)
DET, n (rate)* 539 (4.2) 18 (7.0)
EXP, n 304.5 5.9
DET:EXP ratio (95% CI) 1.77 (1.62-1.93) 3.04 (1.80-4.81)
Ratio† of the DET:EXP ratios (95% CI) 1.00 (referent) 1.72 (1.01-2.74)
  1. * Per 1000 women.
  2. † Adjusted for woman's age (5-year groups).
  3. RES, recommendation for early (<24 months) rescreen; DET, detected (screen-detected); DET:EXP ratio, ratio of screen-detected cancers to cancers expected based on the underlying incidence; CI, confidence interval.