Notes

July 2021  data updates

A correction was made to participation data for the NBCSP. This affects only PHN and SA3 data for the 2018-2019 period.

June 2021 data updates

Participation

Updated National Bowel Cancer Screening Program participation data for the 2018-2019 period from the NCSR as at 23 February 2021. Bowel screening participation rates for 2018–2019 are presented to 1 decimal place in this release (previously rounded to the nearest whole number in text).

Participation data by SA3 for all three screening programs from 2016 onwards has been updated to exclude some areas due to reliability concerns from low numbers in these regions and/or due to the correspondence being poor for these SA3s (as determined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics).

Activity

Added National Bowel Cancer Screening Program activity data for the March quarter 2021.

Updated National Cervical Screening Program activity data from the March quarter 2018 onwards and added activity data for the March quarter 2021.

April 2021 data updates

Participation

No updates.

Activity

Updated to include activity data to December 2020 (September and December quarters 2020) for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and National Cervical Screening Program.

December 2020 data updates

Participation

Updated to include 2018–2019 data for BreastScreen Australia data, National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and National Cervical Screening Program

Activity

Updated to include activity data to June 2020 for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and National Cervical Screening Program.

 

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