A Qualitative Study about Cervical Cancer Screening Among Latinas Living in a Rural Area of California : Lessons for Health Educators

@inproceedings{PinzonPerez2008AQS,
  title={A Qualitative Study about Cervical Cancer Screening Among Latinas Living in a Rural Area of California : Lessons for Health Educators},
  author={Helda Pinzon-Perez and Miguel Rocha P{\'e}rez and V. C. Rivera Torres and Vickie Krenz},
  year={2008}
}
INTRODUCTION Hispanic/Latino groups comprise 12.5% of the population in the United States and are considered the fastest growing population segment in the U.S. Cancer is the second leading cause of death among Latinos, accounting for 20% of the mortality in this population. Cervical cancer is the fourth most commonly identified type of cancer among new cases diagnosed in Latinos. Latino women are twice as likely as nonHispanic women to develop cervical cancer. In fact, the incidence of cervical… CONTINUE READING

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