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Table 1 Characteristics of eligible individuals

From: Colorectal Cancer screening in ambulatory healthcare service clinics in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in 2015–2016

   Age_Groups  
Character < 50 years 51–59 years 60–69 years 70 years and older Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
FIT/gFOBT Sex
FIT /gFOBT not done Female 12,706 (36.8%) 4781 (13.8%) 2549 (7.4%) 587 (1.7%) 20,623 (59.7%)
Male 8018 (23.2%) 3189 (9.2%) 2150 (6.2%) 544 (1.6%) 13,901 (40.3%)
Negative result on FIT /gFOBT Female 2377 (25.9%) 2348 (25.5%) 1374 (14.9%) 252 (2.7%) 6351 (69.1%)
Male 883 (9.6%) 882 (9.6%) 849 (9.2%) 228 (2.5%) 2842 (30.9%)
Positive result on FIT /gFOBT Female 302 (21.1%) 358 (25.1%) 280 (19.6%) 54 (3.8%) 994 (69.60%)
Male 120 (8.4%) 131 (9.2%) 145 (10.1%) 39 (2.7%) 435 (30.4%)
  Total 24,406 (54.1%) 11,689 (25.9%) 7347 (16.3%) 1704 (3.8%) 45,146 (100%)
  Aspirin
FIT /gFOBT not done No 19,062 (55.2%) 6067 (17.6%) 2633 (7.6%) 554 (1.6%) 28,316 (82%)
YES 1662 (4.8%) 1903 (5.5%) 2066 (6%) 577 (1.7%) 6208 (18%)
Negative result on FIT /gFOBT No 2912 (31.7%) 2240 (24.4%) 1059 (11.5%) 189 (2.1%) 6400 (69.6%)
YES 348 (3.8%) 990 (10.8%) 1164 (12.7%) 291 (3.2%) 2793 (30.4%)
Positive result on FIT /gFOBT No 371 (26%) 328 (23%) 201 (14.1%) 26 (1.8%) 926 (64.8%)
YES 51 (3.6%) 161 (11.3%) 224 (15.7%) 67 (4.7%) 503 (35.2%)
  Total 24,406 (54.1%) 11,689 (25.9%) 7347 (16.3%) 1704 (3.8%) 45,146 (100%)
  Family history of CRC
FIT /gFOBT not done Negative 20,647 (59.8%) 7941 (23%) 4687 (13.6%) 1130 (3.3%) 34,405 (99.7%)
Positive 77 (0.2%) 29 (0.1%) 12 (0.0003%) 1 (0.00002%) 119 (0.3%)
Negative result on FIT /gFOBT Negative 3220 (35%) 3204 (34.9%) 2216 (24.1%) 479 (5.2%) 9119 (99.2%)
Positive 40 (0.4%) 26 (0.3%) 7 (0.1%) 1 (0.0001%) 74 (0.8%)
Positive result on FIT /gFOBT Negative 417 (29.2%) 483 (33.8%) 422 (29.5%) 92 (6.4%) 1414 (99%)
Positive 5 (0.3%) 6 (0.4%) 3 (0.2%) 1 (0.1%) 15 (1%)
  Total 24,406 (54.1%) 11,689 (25.9%) 7347 (16.3%) 1704 (3.8%) 45,146 (100%)