Table 3

Self-reported timely* uptake of Pap test among women aged 18 to 84 years, Canada: 1978/9 to 2008
Age Group 1978/1979 % (95%CI) 1985 % (95%CI) 1990 % (95%CI) 1994/1995 % (95%CI) 1996/1997** % (95%CI) 1998/1999** % (95%CI) 2001** % (95%CI) 2003** % (95%CI) 2005** % (95%CI) 2008** % (95%CI)
18-19 43.2 (35.6 - 51.2) 49.3 (41.6 - 57.0) 54.2 (43.4 - 65.1) 48.5 (40.2 - 56.8) 49.6 (43.0 - 56.1) 44.0 (33.5 - 54.5) 43.8 (40.8 - 46.7) 47.3 (44.0 - 50.6) 42.4 (39.1 - 45.6) 39.8 (35.0 - 44.7)
20-24 77.3 (74.1 - 80.2) 83.4 (80.8 - 86.1) 75.4 (70.1 - 80.6) 71.1 (65.2 - 77.0) 72.8 (68.6 - 77.0) 72.5 (67.3 - 77.7) 65.9 (63.7 - 68.1) 70.4 (67.7 - 73.1) 70.0 (67.6 - 72.3) 73.9 (70.7- 77.3)
25-29 86.8 (84.9 - 88.4) 90.9 (88.0 - 93.8) 85.5 (82.6 - 88.4) 83.8 (80.1 - 87.5) 85.5 (82.5 - 88.4) 86.8 (82.8 - 90.8) 80.4 (78.5 - 82.2) 81.3 (79.3 - 83.2) 82.5 (80.7 - 84.2) 81.3 (78.6 - 84.1)
30-34 79.7 (75.0 - 83.7) 90.9 (88.0 - 93.8) 84.5 (79.5 - 89.6) 83.7 (80.5 - 86.9) 87.3 (85.2 - 89.4) 87.1 (83.9 - 90.4) 81.7 (80.0 - 83.4) 84.6 (83.0 - 86.2) 85.0 (83.6 - 86.4) 83.1 (80.6 - 85.6)
35-39 74.3 (70.1 - 78.1) 83.6 (80.6 - 86.6) 82.5 (76.7 - 88.3) 80.9 (76.8 - 85.0) 84.5 (82.1 - 86.8) 85.7 (82.5 - 88.9) 80.5 (78.8 - 82.2) 82.2 (80.5 - 84.0) 82.0 (80.3 - 83.6) 83.2 (80.6 - 85.7)
40-44 67.8 (63.0 - 72.2) 83.5 (80.5 - 86.5) 81.3 (75.6 - 87.0) 79.2 (74.6 - 83.0) 81.5 (78.4 - 84.6) 82.9 (78.7 - 87.2) 80.3 (78.8 - 81.7) 82.8 (81.0 - 84.6) 81.2 (79.5 - 82.8) 81.9 (78.8 - 84.9)
45-49 70.1 (64.6 - 75.1) 79.2 (72.9 - 85.5) 77.8 (71.3 - 84.4) 75.4 (70.8 - 79.9) 79.6 (76.2 - 83.1) 83.9 (79.3 - 88.6) 78.6 (76.7 - 80.5) 81.3 (79.5 - 83.0) 78.6 (76.6 - 80.7) 82.3 (79.4 - 85.1)
50-54 63.8 (56.5 - 70.4) 74.9 (69.2 - 80.6) 75.2 (68.4 - 82.0) 73.5 (68.0 - 79.1) 80.9 (78.0 - 83.7) 85.2 (81.2 - 89.2) 79.8 (77.7 - 81.9) 80.8 (79.1 - 82.5) 79.7 (77.8 - 81.6) 77.4 (73.8 - 81.0)
55-59 57.3 (51.3 - 63.1) 69.0 (62.7 - 75.4) 69.3 (62.8 - 75.8) 62.3 (55.5 - 69.1) 72.5 (68.1 - 77.0) 80.5 (74.9 - 86.1) 77.4 (74.9 - 79.8) 81.9 (80.3 - 83.5) 77.6 (75.8 - 79.4) 76.9 (73.3 - 80.5)
60-64 42.1 (36.1 - 48.3) 69.7 (64.1 - 75.2) 65.1 (58.5 - 71.8) 60.9 (54.1 - 67.7) 64.8 (59.8 - 69.8) 74.1 (67.5 - 80.7) 72.8 (69.6 - 76.1) 74.7 (72.6 - 76.8) 75.0 (73.1 - 76.9) 71.5 (67.9 - 75.1)
65-69 41.3 (35.6 - 47.1) 59.8 (52.1 - 67.4) 55.1 (47.3 - 62.9) 56.4 (50.4 - 62.4) 55.9 (50.4 - 61.4) 61.8 (54.5 - 69.1) 64.8 (61.8 - 67.8) 65.0 (62.6 - 67.4) 63.0 (60.5 - 65.4) 66.8 (62.9 - 70.8)
70-74 28.3 (21.8 - 35.8) 50.8 (42.9 - 58.8) 41.1 (32.0 - 50.1) 35.7 (29.9 - 41.5) 46.1 (41.3 - 50.8) 55.4 (46.8 - 64.0) 50.8 (47.6 - 54.0) 54.0 (51.4 - 56.6) 51.6 (49.3 - 53.9) 48.7 (43.8 - 53.5)
75-79 19.6 (14.1 - 26.6) 43.5 (33.0 - 54.0) 33.0 (23.6 - 42.5) 31.3 (25.2 - 37.4) 33.7 (28.0 - 39.5) 40.2 (31.1 - 49.3) 37.7 (34.4 - 41.1) 38.1 (35.1 - 41.1) 35.7 (32.9 - 38.4) 27.6 (22.7 - 32.4)
80-84 15.2 (9.4 - 23.5) 43.4 (30.9 - 55.9) 35.0 (21.8 - 48.2) 27.6 (18.4 - 36.8) 26.1 (21.0 - 31.2) 26.9 (16.4 - 37.3) 23.9 (20.8 - 27.1) 23.7 (21.0 - 26.5) 23.3 (20.5 - 26.0) 21.4 (17.2 - 25.7)

Timely uptake is defined as within the last 2 years (1978/79) or within the last 3 years (1985 – 2008).

** Hysterectomy corrections made from 1996–7 onwards.

Dickinson et al.

Dickinson et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:992   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-992

Open Data