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Women Aged 21-65 Who Report Having Had a Pap Smear Test Within the Past Three Years

This indicator shows the percentage of women (21-65) who report having had a pap smear in the past three years.

Women Aged 21-65 Who Report Having Had a Pap Smear Test Within the Past Three Years

84.7
86.9
Comparison: U.S. Value 

86.9

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Categories: Health / Cancer
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Screening with cervical cytology (Pap smears) reduces incidence of and mortality from cervical cancer.

The Healthy People 2020 national target is to increase the proportion of women who receive a cervical cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines to 93.0%.

Women Aged 21-65 Who Report Having Had a Pap Smear Test Within the Past Three Years : Time Series

2008: 91.2 2011: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Age

21-39: 92.5 40-64: 81.5 65: 99.3 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Income

Low Income: 88.1 Mid/High Income: 87.9 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Race

Black, non-Hispanic: 93.9 Hispanic: 93.0 White, non-Hispanic: 84.7 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 86.1 Southeast Omaha: 80.8 Northwest Omaha: 88.7 Southwest Omaha: 88.7 Western Douglas County: 98.2 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women Aged 21-65 Who Report Having Had a Pap Smear Test Within the Past Three Years

Comparison: Prior Value 

86.9

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Categories: Health / Cancer
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Screening with cervical cytology (Pap smears) reduces incidence of and mortality from cervical cancer.

The Healthy People 2020 national target is to increase the proportion of women who receive a cervical cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines to 93.0%.

Women Aged 21-65 Who Report Having Had a Pap Smear Test Within the Past Three Years : Time Series

2008: 91.2 2011: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Age

21-39: 92.5 40-64: 81.5 65: 99.3 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Income

Low Income: 88.1 Mid/High Income: 87.9 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Race

Black, non-Hispanic: 93.9 Hispanic: 93.0 White, non-Hispanic: 84.7 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 86.1 Southeast Omaha: 80.8 Northwest Omaha: 88.7 Southwest Omaha: 88.7 Western Douglas County: 98.2 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women Aged 21-65 Who Report Having Had a Pap Smear Test Within the Past Three Years

Target Not Met
Comparison: Healthy People 2020 Target 

86.9

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Healthy People 2020 Target: 93.0 percent
Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Categories: Health / Cancer
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Screening with cervical cytology (Pap smears) reduces incidence of and mortality from cervical cancer.

The Healthy People 2020 national target is to increase the proportion of women who receive a cervical cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines to 93.0%.

Women Aged 21-65 Who Report Having Had a Pap Smear Test Within the Past Three Years : Time Series

2008: 91.2 2011: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Age

21-39: 92.5 40-64: 81.5 65: 99.3 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Income

Low Income: 88.1 Mid/High Income: 87.9 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Race

Black, non-Hispanic: 93.9 Hispanic: 93.0 White, non-Hispanic: 84.7 Overall: 86.9

percent

Women With Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 86.1 Southeast Omaha: 80.8 Northwest Omaha: 88.7 Southwest Omaha: 88.7 Western Douglas County: 98.2 Overall: 86.9

percent