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released: 18 Nov 2004 author: AIHW media release

This report is the sixth national report on the performance of the National Cervical Screening Program in Australia. Cervical screening services are provided as part of mainstream health services with general practitioners performing approximately 80% of Pap smears. The program is funded by the Australian Government, and the state and territory governments. This report presents statistics on the performance monitoring indicators agreed to by the National Advisory Committee to the program.

ISSN 1039-3307; ISBN 978 1 74024 419 0; Cat. no. CAN 22; 92pp.; INTERNET ONLY

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (181K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Acknowledgments
    • Summary
  • Sections
    • National cervical screening monitoring indicators (200K PDF)
    • Participation
    • Indicator 1: Participation rate for cervical screening
    • Early re-screening
    • Indicator 2: Early re-screening
    • Low-grade abnormalities
    • Indicator 3: Low-grade abnormality detection
    • High-grade abnormalities
    • Indicator 4: High-grade abnormality detection
    • Incidence (219K PDF)
    • Indicator 5.1: Incidence of micro-invasive cervical cancer
    • Indicator 5.2: Incidence of squamous, adenocarcinoma, adeno-squamous and other cervical cancers
    • Indicator 5.3: Incidence by location
    • Mortality
    • Indicator 6.1: Mortality
    • Indicator 6.2: Mortality by location
    • Indicator 6.3: Indigenous mortality
    • Tables (325K PDF)
  • End matter
    • Appendixes (254K PDF)
      • Appendix A: Cervical cancer-symptoms, detection and treatment
      • Appendix B: Data sources and limitations
      • Appendix C: Methods
      • Appendix D: Population data
      • Appendix E: National Cervical Screening Programs contact list
      • Appendix F: NHMRC guidelines for the management of women with screen-detected abnormalities
    • Glossary
    • References
    • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2004. Cervical screening in Australia 2001-02. Cancer series no. 27. Cat. no. CAN 22. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 30 May 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442467658>.

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