Cervical cancer screening beliefs among young Hispanic women.

@article{Byrd2004CervicalCS,
  title={Cervical cancer screening beliefs among young Hispanic women.},
  author={Theresa L. Byrd and Susan K. Peterson and Rafaelita Chavez and Andrea Lynne Heckert},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          192-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This study examined beliefs, attitudes, and personal characteristics that correlated with self-reported cervical cancer screening history among Hispanic women aged 18 to 25 years old in El Paso, TX, a large metropolitan area on the U.S.-Mexico border. METHODS Data were collected through a cross-sectional, face-to-face survey. The study questionnaire was based primarily on the Health Belief Model, and included scales that measured perceived susceptibility and seriousness of cervical… CONTINUE READING
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