Cancer

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 9th March 2011.

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Question S3W-39884

To ask the Scottish Executive what the percentage rate in the uptake of women aged 20 to 24 attending cervical screening has been in NHS Shetland in each of the last four years for which information is available and how these figures compare with the overall average of all age groups attending.

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The percentage uptake¹ of females who had a record of a previous screening test taken within the last 3.5 years, by five year age group is in the following table.

NHS Shetland, 1 January 2006 to 31 March 2010

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Age Group2006-072007-82008-092009-10
% Uptake% Uptake% Uptake% Uptake
20-2464.960.664.265.3
25-2980.169.977.475.0
30-3487.073.480.781.3
35-3987.078.483.883.6
40-4490.984.285.284.9
45-4989.183.385.186.9
50-5491.482.184.684.7
55-5988.483.782.280.1
60-6472.974.672.362.4
20-6085.877.981.481.0
Total (All Ages)49.677.480.278.8

The percentage uptake¹ of females who had a record of a previous screening test taken within the last 5.5 years, by five year age group is in the following table.

Age Group2006-072007-82008-092009-10
% Uptake% Uptake% Uptake% Uptake
20-2465.863.065.265.9
25-2984.878.182.180.0
30-3490.582.184.684.6
35-3991.087.787.887.6
40-4495.090.889.289.6
45-4992.290.491.091.8
50-5496.490.490.489.7
55-5992.590.587.887.0
60-6485.084.685.482.7
20-6089.685.385.985.4
Total (All Ages)53.384.985.284.5

Source: ISD(D)4 Legacy application for 2006-07 data.

Source: ISD(D)4 Scottish Cervical Call-Recall System (SCCRS) for 2007-08 data onwards.

Ref: IR2011-00573.

Notes:

1. Based on adjusted Community Health Index (CHI) population denominator (excluding medically ineligible women) for 2006-07. Based on SCCRS population denominator (excluding medically ineligible women) for years 2007-08 to 2009-10.

Cervical Screening year runs from 1 April to 31 March.

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