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Figure 5 | BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

Figure 5

From: What is the point: will screening mammography save my life?

Figure 5

Frequency of lives saved from screening mammography for 1000 women in three prospective screening subsets. Figure 5 is a magnification view for subsets B, C, and D from Figure 4 but with 1000 women in each reference class. The frequency of breast cancer deaths without screening and the frequency of lives saved from mammography are equivalent to the percentages in Figure 4. The top row is the difference, or the breast cancer deaths despite screening in each subset. Compared to Figure 3, the nine deaths without screening and the seven cancer deaths and two lives saved with screening starting at age 50 and 20% relative risk reduction are equivalent.

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