Prevalence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in sexually active teenagers and young adults. Results of data analysis of mass Papanicolaou screening of 796,337 women in the United States in 1981.

@article{Sadeghi1984PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in sexually active teenagers and young adults. Results of data analysis of mass Papanicolaou screening of 796,337 women in the United States in 1981.},
  author={SH. Sadeghi and E W Hsieh and Scott A. Gunn},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1984},
  volume={148 6},
  pages={726-9}
}
One of the largest nationally reported cases of carcinoma in situ in the teenage population of the United States is based on 1 year's computerized data from Cancer Screening Services. In 1981, 796,337 women were screened with an average age of 25.9. Of these, 18,589 (2.33%) had abnormal cytology. In 194,069 (24.3%) of the 796,337 patients aged 15 to 19, 3,651 (1.9%) had abnormal cytology. In 17% of all patients with abnormal cytology biopsy of the cervix was performed. The prevalence rate of… CONTINUE READING
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