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Table 2 European studies indexing primary care physicians' recommendations of colorectal cancer screening during general practice activities.

From: Colorectal cancer screening awareness among physicians in Greece

Author Physicians analyzed CCS % SIG % SOBT % COL % DRE % Country
PACMeR## 211 50 4 24 NA 46 Greece
Garcia Giannoli 19 163 65 0 42 0 38 France
Denis B20 374 66 0# 44 6 NA France
Ganry 21 480 95 NA 83 10 17 France
Federici 22 699 78 55 64 48 NA Italy
  1. Abbreviations used:
  2. ## Presented report
  3. # Data obtained from personal communication with the author
  4. CCS Percentage of physicians recommending colorectal cancer screening practice
  5. SIG sigmoidoscopy
  6. SOBT stool occult blood test
  7. COL colonoscopy
  8. DRE digital rectal examination
  9. % percentage
  10. NA data not assessed