Women between the ages of 50 and 70 are invited for regular breast screening (every three years) under a national programme. This is intended to detect breast cancer at an early stage.
The csv files for this publication were originally issued on 14 June 2011. However, these were removed on 11 July 2011 as an error had been identified in Table 1.csv and to correct some minor formatting issues in other csv tables. These elements of the publication were corrected on 18 July 2011.
NB: The Excel and main PDF report files published on 22 February 2011 remain unaffected.
Table 1.csv - Breast cancer registration data has been updated and breast cancer mortality figures relating to the 2008/9 publication which had had been included in error have now been removed.
Tables 12, 12a, 14, 14a, 15, 15a.csv - Minor formatting errors affecting the display of footnote references have now been rectified.
Tables 12, 12a, 13, 13a, 14, 14a.csv -a duplicate column B has now been removed. Tables 2a, 3, 3a, 7, 9, 11, 11a, 12,12a, 13, 13a, 14, 14a, 15, 15a.csv - ONS codes have now been included.
Tables 2a, 3, 3a, 7, 9, 12,12a, 13, 13a, 14, 14a, 15, 15a.csv - Strategic Health Authority codes have now been included.
Tables 12, 12a, 13, 13a.csv - Percentages have been presented to 1 decimal place instead of rounded to whole numbers for consistency with other csv tables.
The NHS IC apologies for any inconvenience caused.