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The National Cervical Screening Program aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer. Cervical screening in Australia 2008-2009 presents national statistics monitoring the NCSP using new performance indicators.
In 2009, for every 1,000 women aged 20–69 screened, 8 women had a high-grade abnormality detected by histology
In 2007, the cervical cancer mortality rate was 2 deaths per 100,000 women
In 2007, the cervical cancer incidence rate was 9 new cases per 100,000 women aged 20–69
Participation showed a clear trend of increasing participation with increasing socioeconomic status
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