Assessment of factors impacting cervical cancer screening among low-income women living with HIV-AIDS.

@article{Ogunwale2016AssessmentOF,
  title={Assessment of factors impacting cervical cancer screening among low-income women living with HIV-AIDS.},
  author={Abayomi Nathaniel Ogunwale and Maame Aba Coleman and Haleh Sangi-Haghpeykar and Iv{\'a}n D. Valverde and Jane Richards Montealegre and Maria L. Jibaja-Weiss and Matthew L Anderson},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          491-4
        }
}
Very little is currently known about factors impacting the prevalence of cervical cancer screening among women living with HIV-AIDS (WLHA). To better understand this issue, we surveyed low-income, medically underserved women receiving subsidized gynecologic care through an integrated HIV clinic. A self-administered questionnaire was completed by 209 women who self-identified as HIV positive. A total of 179 subjects (85.7%) reported having had a Pap test in the last three years. The majority of… CONTINUE READING
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