Pap Tests

Data are for the U.S.

Pap test use
  • Percent of women aged 18 and over who had a Pap test within the past 3 years: 69.0% (2015)

Source: Health, United States, 2017, table 71 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Physician office visits
  • Number of physician office visits during which Pap tests were ordered or provided: 22.6 million

Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2016 National Summary Tables, table 20 pdf icon[PDF – 793 KB]

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Page last reviewed: January 19, 2017