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Table 1 Age-adjusted results for all, DM and SFM examinations between 2004 and 2011 (49–74)

From: Detection and interval cancer rates during the transition from screen-film to digital mammography in population-based screening

  All (95% C.I.) DM (95% C.I.) SFM (95% C.I.)
No. screens 7,343,327 2,620,442 4,722,885
No. screen-detected cancers 41,662 16,400 25,262
No. interval cancers 16,160 5748 10,412
No. false-positives 88,862 38,621 50,241
No. recalls 130,524 55,021 75,503
Recall rate 17.8 (17.7–17.9) 21.0 (20.8–21.2) 16.0 (15.9–16.1)
False positive rate 12.1 (12.0–12.2) 14.8 (14.7–15.28) 10.6 (10.5–10.7)
Detection rate (all) 5.7 (5.6–5.7) 6.2 (6.1–6.3) 5.4 (5.3–5.4)
Detection rate DCIS 0.94 (0.92–0.96) 1.1 (1.1–1.2) 0.83 (0.81–0.86)
Detection rate invasive 4.7 (4.7–4.8) 5.1 (5.0–5.2) 4.5 (4.5–4.6)
Interval cancer rate 2.2 (2.2–2.2) 2.2 (2.1–2.3) 2.2 (2.2–2.3)
Programme sensitivity (%) 71.4 (71.1–71.8) 73.6 (73.0–74.2) 70.1 (69.6–70.6)
Programme specificity (%) 98.8 (98.8–98.8) 98.5 (98.5–98.5) 98.9 (98.9–98.9)
Positive predictive value (%) 33.5 (33.2–33.7) 31.5 (31.1–31.9) 34.9 (34.5–35.2)
  1. Rates are presented per 1000 screens