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Time since Pap test: Less than 3 or 3+ months ago

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For half of female sample persons aged 18 and over who have ever heard of a Pap smear test and have had a Pap smear within the past year, but don't know the exact date of their last Pap smear, PAPL3MO reports whether the last Pap smear was more or less than 3 months ago.

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  • 1987: Half of female sample persons age 18+ (excluded from CAEP supplement) who have ever heard of a pap smear test, and who have ever had a pap smear but don't know exact date of test but had it within the past year.


  • 1987