Table of contents

  • Cervical screening in Australia 2019
  • Contents
  • Summary
  • Report card
  • 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 Cervical cancer
    • 1.2 The primary cause of cervical cancer is HPV
    • 1.3 Cervical cancer is largely preventable
  • 2 Moving towards a renewed National Cervical Screening Program
    • 2.1 Cervical screening from 1991 to 2017
    • 2.2 Cervical screening from 1 December 2017
    • 2.3 Monitoring from 1 December 2017
  • 3 Key qualities of the National Cervical Screening Program
    • 3.1 Screening behaviour
      • Screening behaviour results
      • Screening behaviour across ages
      • Screening behaviour across areas
    • 3.2 Characteristics of the screening test
      • Screening test results
      • Accuracy of cytology
    • 3.3 Detection of high-grade abnormalities
    • 3.4 Expenditure on cervical screening
    • 3.5 HPV vaccination
  • 4 Key cervical cancer outcomes
    • 4.1 Incidence of cervical cancer
      • Cervical cancer over time
      • Cervical cancer types
      • Cervical cancer across areas
    • 4.2 Survival after a diagnosis of cervical cancer
    • 4.3 Prevalence of cervical cancer
    • 4.4 Mortality from cervical cancer
      • Cervical cancer deaths over time
      • Cervical cancer deaths across areas
    • 4.5 Burden of cervical cancer
  • 5 Cervical screening and cervical canceroutcomes in Indigenous women
    • 5.1 Cervical screening in Indigenous women
    • 5.2 Cervical cancer outcomes in Indigenous women
  • Appendix A: Supporting data tables
  • Appendix B: National Cervical Screening Program information
  • Appendix C: Data sources
  • Appendix D: Classifications
  • Appendix E: Statistical methods