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Table 1 Cervical Cancer incidence, survival, Pap test coverage and Extension of Cervical cancer Programmes by geographical area.

From: Prevalence of HPV high and low risk types in cervical samples from the Italian general population: a population based study

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