Table 2

Total eligible participants, screened eligible participants and test-positive frequencies by sex, age and districts in Lampang province, Thailand, 2011–2012

MenWomenOverall
Eligible personsNumber screened with iFOBT (%)Number screen positive (%)Eligible personsNumber screened with iFOBT (%)Number screen positive (%)Eligible personsNumber screened with iFOBT (%)Number screen positive (%)
Overall63 27436 601 (57.8)447 (1.2)64 02743 411 (67.8)426 (1.0)127 30180 012 (62.9)873 (1.1)
Sex
 Men63 27436 601 (57.8)447 (1.2)63 27436 601 (57.8)447 (1.2)
 Women64 02743 411 (67.8)426 (1.0)64 02743 411 (67.8)426 (1.0)
 p Value<0.0010.001
Age (in years)
 50–5427 14812 927 (47.6)106 (0.8)27 59716 029 (58.1)131 (0.8)54 74528 956 (52.9)237 (0.8)
 55–5921 32812 711 (59.6)146 (1.1)21 77715 114 (69.4)130 (0.9)43 10527 825 (64.6)276 (1.0)
 60–6514 79810 963 (74.1)195 (1.8)14 65312 268 (83.7)165 (1.3)29 45123 231 (78.9)360 (1.5)
Setting
 Rural40 28927 692 (68.7)317 (1.1)40 10831 181 (77.7)295 (0.9)80 39758 873 (73.2)612 (1.0)
 Urban22 9858909 (38.8)130 (1.5)23 91912 230 (51.1)131 (1.1)46 90421 139 (45.1)261 (1.2)
 p Value<0.0010.019
District
 Mueang (U)15 1885327 (35.1)60 (1.1)16 1277689 (47.7)64 (0.8)31 31513 016 (41.6)124 (1.0)
 Mae Moh (U)29991300 (43.3)30 (2.3)26901472 (54.7)24 (1.6)56892772 (48.7)54 (1.9)
 Koh Kha (U)47982282 (47.6)40 (1.8)51023069 (60.2)43 (1.4)99005351 (54.1)83 (1.6)
 Soem Ngam (R)28381757 (61.9)16 (0.9)25811990 (77.1)9 (0.5)54193747 (69.1)25 (0.7)
 Wang Nua (R)47122988 (63.4)46 (1.5)44292974 (67.1)51 (1.7)91415962 (65.2)97 (1.6)
 Chae Hom (R)43243123 (72.2)42 (1.3)43853351 (76.4)38 (1.1)87096474 (74.3)80 (1.2)
 Ngao (R)56033642 (65.0)18 (0.5)52893847 (72.7)22 (0.6)10 8927489 (68.8)40 (0.5)
 Thoen (R)51963814 (73.4)17 (0.4)54314672 (86.0)25 (0.5)10 6278486 (79.9)42 (0.5)
 Mae Phrik (R)14901087 (73.0)11 (1.0)16831436 (85.3)10 (0.7)31732523 (79.5)21 (0.8)
 Mae Tha (R)59704161 (69.7)61 (1.5)60304864 (80.7)45 (0.9)12 0009025 (75.2)106 (1.2)
 Sop Prap (R)29461876 (63.7)29 (1.5)29932101 (70.2)16 (0.8)59393977 (67.0)45 (1.1)
 Hang Chat (R)40092991 (74.6)41 (1.4)42063456 (82.2)42 (1.2)82156447 (78.5)83 (1.3)
 Mueang Pan (R)32012253 (70.4)36 (1.6)30812490 (80.8)37 (1.5)62824743 (75.5)73 (1.5)
  • iFOBT, immunochemical faecal occult blood testing; R, rural; U, urban.