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Table 1 Mammography screening programs in selected LDCs and DCs

From: Mammography screening in less developed countries

Country Organizational level Year implemented (nationwide) Participation rate Interval (years) Screening age
LDCs
 Russia Khanty-Mansiysky autonomous Region-Yugra 2007 67.50 % 2 >40
 Brazil State of Sao Paulo 2003 56.70 % 2 40–69
 Mexico Mexico City 2005 50 % 2 40–69
 Uruguay Nationwide 2006 Mandatory 2 40–59
 Hungary Nationwide 2002 56.30 % 2 45–65
 Croatia Nationwide 2006 60 % 2 50–69
 Poland Nationwide 2007 40 % 2 50–69
DCs
 Sweden Nationwide 1986 (97) 81 % 1.5/2 40–74
 UK Nationwide 1988 (96) 76 % 3 50–64
 Canada Nationwide 1988 79 % 2/3 50–74
 US Nationwide 1991 83 % 1 ≥40
 US-ACS     1 ≥40
 US-ACR     1 ≥40
 US-ACOG     1 ≥40
 USPSTF     2 50–75
  1. LDCs less developed countries, DCs developed countries, ACS American Cancer Society 2003, ACR American College of Radiology 2013, ACOG The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2011, USPSTF US Preventive Services Task Force (2009)