Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title & verso title pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
    • Report card
  • Body content
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Cervical cancer
      • 1.2 The primary cause of cervical cancer is HPV
      • 1.3 Cervical cancer is a largely preventable disease
    • 2 Moving towards a new National Cervical Screening Program
      • 2.1 Cervical screening from 1991 to 2017
      • 2.2 Cervical screening from 1 December 2017
    • 3 Key qualities of the National Cervical Screening Program
      • 3.1 Screening behaviour
      • 3.2 Characteristics of the screening test
      • 3.3 Detection of high-grade abnormalities
      • 3.4 Safety of clinical management guidelines
      • 3.5 Expenditure on cervical screening
    • 4 Key cervical cancer outcomes
      • 4.1 Incidence of cervical cancer
      • 4.2 Survival after a diagnosis of cervical cancer
      • 4.3 Prevalence of cervical cancer
      • 4.4 Mortality from cervical cancer
      • 4.5 Burden of cervical cancer
    • 5 Cervical screening and cervical cancer outcomes in Indigenous women
      • 5.1 Cervical screening in Indigenous women
      • 5.2 Cervical cancer outcomes in Indigenous women
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Supporting data tables
      • A1 Participation
      • A2 Rescreening
      • A3 Cytology
      • A4 Histology
      • A5 Cytology–histology correlation
      • A6 Incidence of cervical cancer
      • A7 Mortality from cervical cancer
    • Appendix B: National Cervical Screening Program information
      • Performance indicators
      • Standards
    • Appendix C: Data sources
      • State and territory cervical screening registers
      • AIHW Australian Cancer Database
      • AIHW National Mortality Database
      • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths
      • ABS Population data
      • ABS population data for participation calculations
      • Hysterectomy fractions
      • ABS population data for incidence and mortality calculations
      • AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database
      • AIHW Disease Expenditure Database
      • Medicare Australia Statistics
    • Appendix D: Classifications
      • Age
      • State or territory
      • Remoteness area
      • Socioeconomic group
      • Classification of cervical cancer by histology
    • Appendix E: Statistical methods
      • Crude rates
      • Age-specific rates
      • Age-standardised rates
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications
    • Supplementary online data tables