Table of contents

  • Data at a glance
  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 Purpose of this report
    • 1.2 Bowel cancer facts
    • 1.3 Bowel cancer screening
  • 2. Picture of bowel cancer in Australia
    • 2.1 Number of new cases
    • 2.2 Number of deaths
    • 2.3 Survival
    • 2.4 Burden of bowel cancer
  • 3. Performance indicators
    • 3.1 Summary
    • 3.2 Recruitment
    • 3.3 Screening
    • 3.4 Assessment
    • 3.5 Diagnosis
    • 3.6 Outcomes
  • 4. Bowel abnormality detection results
    • 4.1 Bowel abnormality detection using available assessment and histopathology data
  • 5. Spotlight on population groups
    • 5.1 Low socioeconomic areas
    • 5.2 Very remote
    • 5.3 Indigenous Australians
    • 5.4 Language spoken at home
    • 5.5 Disability status
  • Appendix A: Data tables
    • Additional table for Chapter 1
    • Additional tables for Chapter 2
    • Additional tables for Chapter 3
    • Additional tables for Chapter 4
    • Additional tables for Chapter 5
  • Appendix B: Overall NBCSP outcomes
  • Appendix C: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program information
    • Target population
    • Changes in monitoring the NBCSP
  • Appendix D: Data sources
    • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
    • AIHW Australian Cancer Database
    • AIHW Disease Expenditure Database
    • AIHW National Mortality Database
    • Australian Burden of Disease Study
    • National Death Index
    • Population data
  • Appendix E: Classifications
    • Remoteness Areas
    • Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage
    • International Classification of Diseases for Oncology
    • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems
    • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Australian Modification
  • Appendix F: Methodology for calculating participation for population subgroups
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Related publications