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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.
Three-year participation for 2005–2007 was 74% and 5-year participation for 2003–2007 was 86% for women aged 20–69
1.9 deaths from cervical cancer per 100,000 women in 2006
The detection of high-grade abnormalities by histology in women aged 20–69 was 7 per 1,000 women screened in 2007
The proportion of women who were re-screened early following a normal Pap test continued to decline to 23% in 2006
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