Notes

Amendments

May 2022 data updates

Participation - Updated BreastScreen Australia participation data by state and territory, PHN and SA3 and age group for the 2019–2020 period.

Updated National Cervical Screening Program participation data by state or territory, PHN and SA3 and age group for 2018–2020.

Activity -National Bowel Cancer Screening Program activity data for the December quarter 2021 added.

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

BreastScreen Australia activity data from March quarter 2014 to December 2020 were added for the first time.

December 2021 data updates

Participation - Updated BreastScreen Australia participation data by state and territory and age group for the 2019–2020 period.

Updated National Cervical Screening Program participation data by state or territory and age group for the 2018–2020 period.

Activity - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program activity data for the December quarter 2021 added.

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

BreastScreen Australia activity data from March quarter 2014 to December quarter 2020 added for the first time.

October 2021 data updates

Participation - Updated BreastScreen Australia participation data for the 2018–2019 period.

For the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program participation data for 2016–2017 and 2017–2018 by SA3 some suppression applied to in the June 2021 release has been reverted as these data were derived using a different correspondence method and not affected by the same quality concerns as other SA3 data.

Activity - Updated National Bowel Cancer Screening Program activity data for the March quarter 2021, and activity data for the June quarter 2021 added.

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

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 - Corrections to National Bowel Cancer Screening Program activity data previously released in December 2020. 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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