Table 1: Clinical characteristics of examinees in strategies 1 and 2.

 Strategy 1 )Strategy 2 )

Screening strategyTCS as a primary screeningFIT as a primary screening
 Sex
  Male5,892 (38.4%)2,174,604 (41.3%)
  Female9,456 (61.6%)2,006,926 (38.1%)
  Unknown01,085,913 (20.6%)
Age group (yr)
 <4015 (0.1%)370,750 (7.0%)
 40–491,918 (12.5%)870,134 (16.5%)
 50–594,864 (31.7%)1,050,813 (19.9%)
 60–696,521 (42.5%)1,044,313 (19.8%)
702,030 (13.2%)845,520 (16.1%)
 Unknown01,085,913 (20.6%)
 Mean (range)60.1 (40–89)Unknown