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released: 2 Apr 2003 author: AIHW

Cervical Screening in Australia 1999-2000 provides a comprehensive national picture of cervical screening in Australia for the two-year period 1999-2000, based on key program activity, performance and outcome indicators.The report presents the most recent information on participation in cervical screening, the rates of early re-screening, detection of low-grade and high-grade abnormalities, and cervical cancer incidence and mortality. It includes analyses of incidence and mortality by location (rural, remote and metropolitan) as well as mortality by Indigenous status. Where possible, data are presented by State and Territory as well as for Australia as a whole.Cervical Screening in Australia 1999-2000 is the fourth annual report of the National Cervical Screening Program.

ISSN 1039-3307; ISBN 978 1 74024 253 0; Cat. no. CAN 16; 104pp.; INTERNET ONLY

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (202K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Acknowledgments
    • Summary
    • National Cervical Monitoring Indicators (132K PDF)
  • Sections
    1. Participation (179K PDF)
      • Indicator 1: Participation rate for cervical screening
    2. Early re-screening (172K PDF)
      • Indicator 2: Early re-screening
    3. Low-grade abnormalities (130K PDF)
      • Indicator 3: Low-grade abnormality detection
    4. High-grade abnormalities (217K PDF)
      • Indicator 4: High-grade abnormality detection
    5. Incidence (330K PDF)
      • Indicator 5: Incidence of micro-invasive cervical cancer
      • Indicator 6: Incidence of invasive squamous, adenocarcinoma, adeno-squamous and other cervical cancer
      • Indicator 8: Incidence by location
    6. Mortality (290K PDF)
      • Indicator 7: Mortality
      • Indicator 9: Mortality by location
      • Indicator 10: Indigenous mortality
    7. Tables (269K PDF) 1
  • End matter (172K PDF)
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Cervical cancer: symptoms, detection and treatment
      • Appendix B: Data sources and limitations
      • Population data
      • Indigenous mortality data
      • Other data limitations
      • Appendix C: Methods
      • Appendix D: Population data
      • Appendix E: NHMRC guidelines for the management of women with screen-detected abnormalities
    • Glossary
    • References
    • Related publications

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  1. (3 Jun 2003) Updated tables: Tables 16a, 16b, 17a and 17b on pages 63 and 64 have been updated.
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Recommended citation

AIHW 2003. Cervical screening in Australia 1999-2000. Cancer Series no. 21. Cat. no. CAN 16. Canberra: AIHW.