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Other Characteristics of Breast Cancer Screening Programs in 27 ICSN Countries, 2007-2008

Country Methods used to recruit women 1 Source of payment for exam Source of funding for program Quality assurance required by law? Utilize guidelines for quality assurance?
Australia PI, PR, MA Govt Govt No Yes
Belgium PI, PR, MA Govt Govt Yes Yes
Brazil PR, MA, O Govt Govt Yes Yes
Canada PI, PR, MA, O Govt Govt No Yes
Czech Republic PI, PR, MA Insurance Private Foundation No Yes
Denmark PI Govt Govt No Yes
Finland PI Govt Govt/Private Foundation Yes Yes
France PI, PR, MA Govt, Insurance Govt Yes Yes
Germany PI Insurance Insurance No Yes
Hungary PI, MA Insurance Govt Yes Yes
Iceland PI, PR, MA, O Govt/ woman Govt No Yes
Ireland PI, PR, MA, O Govt Govt No Yes
Israel PI Other Govt No Yes
Italy PI Govt Govt No Yes
Japan PI, O Govt/ woman Govt Yes Yes
Korea PI, MA Govt/ insurance Govt Ues Yes
Luxembourg PI, O Govt/ insurance Govt No Yes
Netherlands PI Govt Govt Yes Yes
New Zealand PI, PR, MA, O Govt Govt No Yes
Norway PI Govt/ woman Govt No Yes
Portugal PI Govt Govt No Yes
Spain PI Govt Govt Yes Yes
Switzerland PI, PR, MA Insurance/woman Govt/Insurance Yes Yes
Turkey PI Insurance Govt No No
United Kingdom PI Govt Govt No Yes
United States PI, PR, MA, O Insurance Govt Yes Yes
Uruguay PI, PR, MA Govt/ insurance Govt No Yes

1 Recruitment Methods:

PI (Personal Invitation)
PR (Physician Referral)
MA (Media Advertising)
O (Other)