Cervical Cancer Screening and Sexual Risky Behaviors among a Population of Hispanic Origin.

  title={Cervical Cancer Screening and Sexual Risky Behaviors among a Population of Hispanic Origin.},
  author={Daisy Gonz{\'a}lez and Erick Su{\'a}rez and Ana P Ortiz},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  volume={25 3},

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