Table 1

Hours of obstetrician activity for primary Pap smears, Pap smears performed, and rate of Pap smears per hour for 2019 and 2020, overall, by semester, and for the periods 1 January–8 March and 9 March–30 June 2020, with percentage changes

Time periodPap smear clinic time (hours)Pap smears performed (n)Rate of pap smears per hourPap smear mean duration (min)
January–June 2019 (n)249812 4155.012.0
January–June 2020 (n)89244115.012.0
January–June 2019–2020 change (%)−64.3−64.5−0.50.5
 1 January–8 March 2019 (n)96148835.111.8
 1 January–8 March 2020 (n)89244115.012.0
 1 January–8 March 2019–2020 change (%)−7.2−9.7−2.72.7
 9 March–30 June 2019 (n)153775324.912.2
 9 March–30 June 2020 (n)00
 9 March–30 June 2019–2020 change (%)−100−100
July–December 2019 (n)178472524.114.6
July–December 2020 (n)344512 3493.616.7
July–December 2019–2020 change (%)93.170.3−11.811.8
Overall 2019428219 6674.613.0
Overall 2020433716 7603.915.4
Overall 2019–2020 change (%)1.3−14.8−15.915.9
  • The first semester was split into two periods, 1 January–8 March and 9 March–30 June, to show performance differences before and after the screening suspension.