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Table 1 Overdiagnosis to mortality reduction ratio (OMRR) for various studies and the corresponding author’s attitudes to mammography screening as assessed by experts in polarised research (1: Very negative to screening, 2: Negative to screening, 3: Neutral to screening, 4: Positive to screening, 5: Very positive to screening)

From: Fake facts and alternative truths in medical research

Institution/corresponding author Overdiagnosis to mortality reduction ratio (OMRR) Attitudes to screening References
EUROSCREEN group/Dr. Eugenio Paci 4:8 = 0.5 5 [25, 26]
Florentine screening program/Dr. Eugenio Paci 6:10 = 0.6 5 [27]
The Norwegian Research Council (NRC)/Professor Roar Johnsen 5:1 = 5 2 [28]
The Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP)/Professor Solveig Hofvind 17:10 = 1.7 5 [29]
Cochrane Collaboration/Director Peter Gøtzsche 10:1 = 10 1 [30, 31]
The Swedish Two-County randomized trial of mammographic screening for breast cancer 4.3: 8.8 = 0.5 4 [17]
The UK Breast Screening Programme in England/Dr. Prue C Allgood 2.3: 5.7 = 0.4
Marmot report (UK)/Professor Sir Michael Marmot 3:1 = 3 4 [32]
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)/Dr. Albert L. Siu 19:7 = 2.71 4 [33]