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Table 2 Invitation system: Number of women invited, number of mammograms performed (numbers and age percentages)

From: Introduction of organised mammography screening in tyrol: results of a one-year pilot phase

  40-49 50-59 60-69 Total (40-69)
Women invited 22739 17531 16162 56432
Number of screens in first year 7124 5689 4832 17645
Observed participation rate in first year 31.3% 32.5%   
Estimated participation rate in first year1) 34.5% 35.7%   
Cumulative participation rate after two years2) 54.3% 53.5% 48.2% 52.3%
Estimated cumulative participation rate after two years1) 2) 57.5% 56.7% 51.4% 55.5%
  1. 1) Also a part of women age 40-59 go to mammography screening at a two year interval.