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Cervical screening in Australia 2010-2011 presents the latest national statistics monitoring the National Cervical Screening Program, which aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer.
Incidence and mortality have both halved since the NCSP was introduced in 1991
In 2011, for every 1,000 women screened, 8 women had a high-grade abnormality detected by histology
Of the women sent a 27-month reminder letter by a cervical cytology register in 2010, 32% rescreened within 3 months
There was a clear trend of increasing participation with increasing socioeconomic status
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