Table 1.

Population Characteristics of Patients Receiving Cervical Cancer Screening (n = 130,359)*

VariablesOne PHP (n = 100,031)(%)More ThanOne PHP (n = 11,601)(%)No PHP (n = 18,727)(%)Total (n = 130,359)(%)P
Age, mean years (SD)51.7 (16.8)53.2 (17.7)41.6 (15.6)50.2 (17.1)<.001
    Non-Hispanic white72.86951.768.8
    Non-Hispanic African American10.59.511.210.5
    Non-Hispanic other3.
    Non-Hispanic multiracial1.
Education level<.001
    Did not graduate high school9.210.520.511.2
    High school graduate or greater90.889.579.588.8
Health insurance<.001
Adequate cervical cancer screening<.001
  • * According to the 2004 United States Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System.

  • Weighted percent.

  • Adequate cervical cancer screening defined as Pap smear within the previous 3 years.

  • PHP, personal health care provider.