Slide 42. Evidence of Net Benefit of Mammography

Understanding the Methods Used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in Developing Recommendations

Slide 42. Evidence of Net Benefit of Mammography

Evidence of Net Benefit of Mammography

Estimation of certainty and magnitude of net benefit (benefit minus harm):

  • For biennial screening mammography in women aged 40 to 49 years, there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is small.

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Internet Citation: Slide 42. Evidence of Net Benefit of Mammography: Understanding the Methods Used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in Developing Recommendations. August 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/tfmethods/tfmethodsld42.html