Table 1—

Cumulative true-positive and false-positive screening tests

True positives (millions)False-positives (millions)
RPG ≥100 mg/dl
    Every year18.5485.9
    Every 3 years18.3182.3
    Every 5 years18.2121.6
RPG ≥130 mg/dl
    Every year18.1124.2
    Every 3 years17.346.5
    Every 5 years16.431.3
RPG ≥160 mg/dl
    Every year17.638.1
    Every 3 years15.714.3
    Every 5 years14.09.5
Equation
    Every year18.138.1
    Every 3 years17.314.3
    Every 5 years16.49.5