Table 4: Death from any cause following CRC by baseline and subsequent gFOBT screens.

VariableCRC ≤ 24 months following baseline gFOBTCRC ≤ 24 months following subsequent gFOBT
Hazard ratio (95% confidence interval)Hazard ratio (95% confidence interval)

Positive gFOBT resultReferenceReference
Normal gFOBT result 1.65 (1.32, 2.05)1.71 (1.00, 2.91)

Female0.85 (0.68, 1.07)0.79 (0.46, 1.34)
MaleReferenceReference

Distal anatomic CRC site0.75 (0.61, 0.94)0.41 (0.24, 0.70)
Another anatomic CRC siteReferenceReference

Age, per one-year increase1.04 (1.02, 1.05)1.02 (0.97, 1.06)