Table 1

Uptake of cervical cancer screening services at Neno District Hospital

Baseline*End line†P value
Women living with HIV enrolled in the Integrated Chronic Care Clinic who received cervical cancer screening services in the first year (%, n)‡73% (547/749)‡
Women accessing cervical cancer screening services per month, regardless of their HIV status (n)29.390.40.001
Women, regardless of HIV status, receiving VIA for the first time per month (n)28.1780.001
Rate of women who are VIA positive (%)2.2%3.9%0.23
Rate of women with lesions suspicious for cervical cancer (%)3.8%0.9%0.91
  • *Baseline: January to December 2016

  • †End line: January 2017 to March 2018

  • ‡From April 2017 to March 2018. We did not have baseline before April 2017 as the cervical cancer screening register did not indicate if HIV-positive women were coming from Integrated Chronic Care Clinic

  • VIA, visual inspection of cervix with acetic acid.