Hereford Pap Day January 21, 2017

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Background A recent study of CPRIT funded cervical cancer screenings from September 2014 through December 2016 for Texas Panhandle women reported the following information:

County Total

Population

At Risk Population Uninsured #

25% est.

Served # (% of uninsured
Deaf Smith 19,372 4,962 1,240 12  (1%)
Castro 8,062 1,909 477 5 (1%)
Parmer 10,269 2,522 630 3 (0.6%)

 

Pap Day Results

By County

Deaf Smith – 24 pap smears, increasing uninsured served to 3%

Castro – 7 pap smears, increasing uninsured served to 2.5%

Parmer – 1 pap smear, increasing uninsured served to 0.6%

 

Prescheduled vs. Walk In –

Prescheduled – 19 of 22 kept appointments

Walk Ins – 13

Total  – 32

 

Negative vs. Abnormal Paps –

28 negative (87.5%)

 4 abnormal requiring follow up clinic appointments (12.5%)

 

Last pap test more than 3 years ago – 20 patients  (63%)

 

Patients scheduled for additional services – 17 breast cancer screenings (7 out of 7 never screened and guideline appropriate scheduled for mammograms)

 

Race –

Hispanic – 29  (90%)

Caucasian – 3 (10%)

 

Uninsured vs. Insured –

Uninsured – 100%

 

Volunteers –

WTAMU Nursing Students – 17

Hereford Community Volunteers – 7

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