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Table 2 Mean rates of smear test per 1000 eligible women in 10 target practice, 90 control practices (more than 2.5 miles away), and 54 control practices (more than 3.5 miles away)

From: Using online adverts to increase the uptake of cervical screening amongst “real Eastenders”: an opportunistic controlled trial

Area Practices Mean eligible Population per practice Mean (SD) tests per month per thousand eligible women
    May11-Jul11 Aug11 Sep11 Oct11 Nov11 Dec11 Jan12
Target 10 2088 24.51 18.98 28.66 28.67 22.77 20.43 24.90
(4.40) (9.30) (6.07) (14.89) (8.14) (4.06) (10.25)
Control (≥2.5miles) 90 1466 24.87 20.84 25.90 22.61 26.32 18.54 23.22
(6.22) (8.12) (11.05) (7.43) (8.78) (7.35) (7.98)
Control (≥3.5miles) 54 1455 24.41 21.09 25.67 22.76 26.84 17.90 24.37
    (5.69) (7.57) (9.27) (7.43) (8.67) (7.26) (8.51)