Table 3

Index colonoscopy schedules for EUQA cohort and BSG/ACPGBI/PHE virtual model

Index colonoscopyFirst surveillance colonoscopy
EUQA 2013BSG/ACPGBI/PHE 2019P value*EUQA 2013BSG/ACPGBI/PHE 2019P value*
Cancer MDT36361.0000120.5702
Symptomatic service12121.000000
 6 month31311.0000510.4074
 + 1 year22130.1706310.6473
 + 3 years8170.1049200.5150
 + Surgery111.0000001.0000
1 year921<0.00011630.0290
3 year1691630.756919724<0.0001
5 yearn/an/an/an/a
NCRCS programme435532<0.00010122<0.0001
Total colonoscopies scheduled291194<0.000121827<0.0001
  • Boldface used to highlight significant p values.

  • *Two-tailed p value from Fisher’s test.

  • BSG/ACPGBI/PHE, British Society of Gastroenterology/Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland/Public Health England; EUQA, European Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Colorectal Cancer Screening and Diagnosis; MDT, multidisciplinary meeting; NCRCS, national colorectal cancer screening .