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Cervical screening in Australia 2006–2007 presents the latest national statistics monitoring the National Cervical Screening Program, which aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer.
Most high-grade abnormalities were detected in women aged 20–34 years
The proportion of women who were re-screened early following a normal Pap test continued to decline to 23% in 2006
3,549,524 women aged 20–69 years participated in cervical screening in Australia in 2006–2007
Three-year participation for 2005–2007 was 74% and 5-year participation for 2003–2007 was 86% for women aged 20–69
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