Attitudes towards HPV testing: a qualitative study of beliefs among Indian, Pakistani, African-Caribbean and white British women in the UK

@article{McCaffery2003AttitudesTH,
  title={Attitudes towards HPV testing: a qualitative study of beliefs among Indian, Pakistani, African-Caribbean and white British women in the UK},
  author={Kirsten McCaffery and Sue Forrest and Jo Waller and Mina Desai and Anne Szarewski and Jane Wardle},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={88},
  pages={42 - 46}
}
This study examined attitudes to human papillomavirus (HPV) testing among a purposively selected sample of women from four ethnic groups: white British, African Caribbean, Pakistani and Indian. The design was qualitative, using focus group discussion to elicit women's attitudes towards HPV testing in the context of cervical cancer prevention. The findings indicate that although some women welcomed the possible introduction of HPV testing, they were not fully aware of the sexually transmitted… CONTINUE READING

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