Percentage of U.S. women who had received a cervical cancer screening as of 2015, by Hispanic ethnicity*
US women who received a cervical cancer cancer screening by Hispanic ethnicity 2015
This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. women aged 21 to 65 who had received a cervical cancer screening within recommended time frames, by ethnicity. About 83.7 percent of Non-Hispanic respondents reported that they had received a cervical cancer screening, while 77 percent of Mexican respondents reported that they had received a cervical cancer screening. According to the CDC, screening recommendations for women of average-risk are every three years for those age 21-29 or every three to five years for those aged 30 to 65, depending on type of testing preformed. Per the NHIS survey, cervical cancer screenings were lowest among foreign-born women, those without insurance or regular care and those with a lower level of education.
Percentage of U.S. women who had received a cervical cancer screening as of 2015, by Hispanic ethnicity*
Percentage of respondents
Non-Hispanic83.7%
Hispanic78.6%
Puerto Rican79.5%
Mexican77%
Mexican American79%
Central/South American80.6%
Other Hispanic80.5%
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Sources

Release date

March 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2015

Number of respondents

base: about 35,000 households annually

Age group

21-65 years

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* Pap test for women without hysterectomy either within 3 years for women aged 21–65, or Pap with HPV test within 5 years for women aged 30–65 years.

US women who received a cervical cancer cancer screening by Hispanic ethnicity 2015
This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. women aged 21 to 65 who had received a cervical cancer screening within recommended time frames, by ethnicity. About 83.7 percent of Non-Hispanic respondents reported that they had received a cervical cancer screening, while 77 percent of Mexican respondents reported that they had received a cervical cancer screening. According to the CDC, screening recommendations for women of average-risk are every three years for those age 21-29 or every three to five years for those aged 30 to 65, depending on type of testing preformed. Per the NHIS survey, cervical cancer screenings were lowest among foreign-born women, those without insurance or regular care and those with a lower level of education.
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