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Objective 14: Increase risk-appropriate screening for cervical cancer.

STRATEGIES

14.1 Ensure appropriate follow-up for women who receive abnormal test results.

14.2 Promote cervical cancer screening, especially among newly arrived immigrant populations.

14.3 Reduce financial barriers to cervical cancer screening and follow-up testing (i.e., colposcopy).

MEASURES


Women age 21 and older who have had a Pap smear within the previous 3 yearsi

TARGET
98.0 %
BASELINE
89.0 %

Women age 24-64 who have had a Pap smear within the previous 3 yearsii

TARGET
85.0 %

BASELINE
77.0 %

i. CDC and BRFSS. Chronic disease indicators, aggregated for 2004, 2006 and 2008.

ii. Minnesota Community Measurement. 2010 Health Care Quality Report, measurement year 2009.

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