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Table 4 Organisational and structural characteristics of the NBCSP that may exclude participation by Indigenous and disadvantaged populations

From: Australia's National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: does it work for Indigenous Australians?

1. Medicare enrolment requirement
2. Postal route of FOBT screening kit distribution
3. Role of the General Practitioner
4. Target age group
5. Health information systems around recording Indigenous status
6. Other logistical issues- privacy, storage and test viability
7. Literacy requirement
8. Nature of the screening test
9. Barriers to compliance with follow-up and treatment