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Table 2 Predicted health resources utilisation in Australia(1)

From: Cervical cancer screening in Australia: modelled evaluation of the impact of changing the recommended interval from two to three years

  Total cytology tests
(and change from current practice)
Total colposcopies
(and change from current practice)
Total biopsies
(and change from current practice)
Total CIN 2/3 treatments
(and change from current practice)
Current practice,
2-yearly recommendation
1.90M 66,000 32,000 17,600
Continue reminder system,
3-yearly recommendation
1.76M
(140,000 fewer)
63,300
(2,700 fewer)
30,600
(1,400 fewer)
17,300
(300 fewer)
Call-and-recall,
3-yearly recommendation
1.65M
(250,000 fewer)
59,600
(6,400 fewer)
28,800
(3,200 fewer)
17,000
(600 fewer)
  1. Note: (1) Estimated for women of all ages using the resident Australian female population in 2007.