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Table 1 Distribution of median days to follow-up

From: Time to follow up after an abnormal finding in organized gastric cancer screening in Korea

Variables   Number (%) Median days IQR
Total   2391 (100.0) 11 27-7
Age 40–49 360 (15.1) 9 16-6
  50–59 607 (25.4) 11 23-7
  60–69 943 (39.4) 12 28-7
  70+ 481 (20.1) 15 48-7
Sex Male 1641 (68.6) 12 27-7
  Female 750 (31.4) 11 28-6
Result Suspicion of cancer 668 (27.9) 42.5 308-15
  Cancer 1723 (72.1) 9 15-6
Health Insurance Medical Aid 145 (6.1) 22 135-6
  NHI premium in the lower50% 954 (39.9) 10 21-6
  NHI premium in the upper50% 1292 (54.0) 12 30-7
Method UGIS 401 (16.8) 46 302-18
  EGD 1990 (83.2) 10 19-6
Symptom     
Fatigue No 1981 (82.9) 11 27-7
  Yes 410 (17.1) 12 28-7
Abdominal pain and discomfort No 1712 (71.6) 12 31-7
  Yes 679 (28.4) 10 20-6
Abdominal bloating No 2083 (87.1) 11 28-7
  Yes 308 (12.9) 11 22.5-6
Indigestion No 2104 (88.0) 11 28-7
  Yes 287 (12.0) 11 25-6
Changes in bowel habits No 2094 (87.6) 11 27-7
  Yes 297 (12.4) 13 28-7
Weight loss No 2283 (95.5) 12 28-7
  Yes 108 (4.5) 10 18.5-6