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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.
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
Three-year participation for 2005–2007 was 74% and 5-year participation for 2003–2007 was 86% for women aged 20–69
9.2 new cases of cervical cancer per 100,000 women in 2005
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