Assessment of trends in cervical cancer screening rates using healthcare claims data: United States, 2003–2014

@inproceedings{Watson2018AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of trends in cervical cancer screening rates using healthcare claims data: United States, 2003–2014},
  author={Meg Watson and Vicki B. Benard and Elaine W. Flagg},
  booktitle={Preventive medicine reports},
  year={2018}
}
Improved understanding of the natural history of cervical cancer has led to changes in screening recommendations, including the addition of the human papillomavirus (HPV) testing as an option in routine screening. Most studies of screening trends have used national self-reported survey data. To better understand recent trends in cervical cancer screening, including cytology (Papanicolaou, or Pap, tests) and human papillomavirus co-tests (HPV + Pap test), we used healthcare claims data to… CONTINUE READING
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