Table 1

Cervical Cancer incidence, survival, Pap test coverage and Extension of Cervical cancer Programmes by geographical area.

North West

North East

Centre

South and Island

Italy


Incidence/100.000 2001-05 (AIRTum) [10]

7.1

7.3

6.2

7

Incidence/100.000 1996-2000 (AIRTum) [10]

8.5

7.5

7.4

8.1

Survival 2001-05 [10]

65%

68%

59%

65%

Pap test coverage (ISTAT 2004-05) [11]

79.5%

85.1%

78.1%

52.3%

70.9%

Cervical Cancer Screening Program implementation (GISCi) 2001 [12]

59.8%

68.8%

23.5%

40.1%

Cervical Cancer Screening Program implementation (GISCi) 2007 [12]

65.4%

91.9%

68.7%

71.8%


AIRTum: Associazione Italiana Registri Tumori; ISTAT: Istituto Nazionale di Statistica; GISCi: Gruppo Italiano Screening del Cervicocarcinoma

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