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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.
There were 631 new cases diagnosed in 2009, and 152 women died from cervical cancer in 2010
There was a clear trend of increasing participation with increasing socioeconomic status
Of the women sent a 27-month reminder letter by a cervical cytology register in 2010, 32% rescreened within 3 months
In 2010–2011, more than 3.6 million women participated in the NCSP. This was 57% of women in the target population
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