Cervical screening in Australia 2013-2014, presents the latest national statistics monitoring the National Cervical Screening Program, which aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer.
Around 57% of women in the target age group of 20-69 took part in the program, with more than 3.8 million women screening in 2013 and 2014.
Cervical cancer incidence for women of all ages remains at an historical low of 7 new cases per 100,000 women, and deaths are also low, historically and by international standards, at 2 deaths per 100,000 women.
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