Table 2.

Age-specific rates per 1000 person-years in men undertaking their first PSA test for any indication and in men undergoing opportunistic screening

Age groupPSA testingOpportunistic PSA screening
Having first PSA test (any indication), nPSA testing rate per 1000 person-years95% CIHaving first screening test, nScreening rate per 1000 person-years95% CI
40–49 years51 88311.8611.76 to 11.9636 5648.368.27 to 8.44
50–59 years203 02331.0530.92 to 31.19139 65621.3621.25 to 21.47
60–69 years225 22751.3351.33 to 51.54143 24832.6532.48 to 32.82
70–79 years129 47061.3961.39 to 61.7377 76236.8736.61 to 37.13
80–89 years21 54668.6567.74 to 69.5813 34742.5341.82 to 43.26
90–100 years27763.2556.22 to 71.1514739.7334.24 to 46.10
Overall631 42635.6235.53 to 35.79410 72423.1723.10 to 23.24
  • CI = confidence interval. PSA = prostate-specific antigen.