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Cervical screening in Australia 2008-2009 report

The most recent statistical report of the National Cervical Screening Program in Australia. For women in the target age group, 20-69 years, participation in the program was around 59%, with more than 3.6 million women screened over the 2 years 2008-2009. Cervical cancer incidence remains at an historical low of 9 new cases per 100,000 women, and deaths are also low, historically and by international standards, at 2 deaths per 100,000 women.

Report (31/10/11) from Australian Institute of Health and Welfare