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Table 2 Breast and cervical cancer screening attendance rates in 2007 and 2008

From: Effect size and cost-effectiveness estimates of breast and cervical cancer screening reminders by population size through complete enumeration of Japanese local municipalities

  Client reminder group Total N = 1,464
Group 1 (2007 no–2008 no) N = 476 Group 2 (2007 yes–2008 no) N = 200 Group 3 (2007 no–2008 yes) N = 168 Group 4 (2007 yes–2008 yes) N = 620
Breast cancer screening            
  Attendance rate in 2007* Median (IQR) 8.14 (5.43–12.04) 9.28 (6.57–12.64) 10.68 (6.81–18.11) 11.89 (8.09–16.88) 10.10 (6.52–14.88)
  Attendance rate in 2008* Median (IQR) 7.66 (5.20–11.44) 8.64 (5.71–11.52) 10.72 (6.40–17.80) 11.38 (7.7–16.52) 9.71 (6.04–14.56)
  Difference Mean, Standard Deviation -0.17 4.06 -1.31 7.40 -0.26 5.27 -0.44 6.30 -0.45 5.74
Cervical cancer screening            
  Attendance rate in 2007* Median (IQR) 9.49 (6.54–12.93) 11.18 (8.42–15.82) 13.36 (8.36–19.90) 14.29 (9.84–20.54) 11.85 (8.12–17.41)
  Attendance rate in 2008* Median (IQR) 9.23 (6.65–12.62) 10.23 (7.88–15.39) 13.18 (8.20–19.39) 14.52 (9.79–20.11) 11.62 (7.98–17.11)
  Difference Mean, Standard Deviation -0.21 2.88 -0.69 3.27 0.22 4.24 -0.26 4.04 -0.25 3.63
  1. *p < 0.001 (Kruskal-Wallis test).