Cervical screening: Perceptions and barriers to uptake among Somali women in Camden.

@article{Abdullahi2009CervicalSP,
  title={Cervical screening: Perceptions and barriers to uptake among Somali women in Camden.},
  author={And Abdullahi and Joanna Copping and A. Geurts-van Kessel and Maggie Luck and Chris Bonell},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 10},
  pages={680-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To explore barriers to, and ways to improve, uptake of cervical screening among Somali women in Camden, London. STUDY DESIGN A qualitative research study using focus group discussions and in-depth interviews. METHODS A qualitative study (comprising seven focus groups and eight in-depth interviews) was conducted with 50 first-generation Somali women aged 25-64 years. Both the groups and the interviews explored participants' understanding of the purpose of cervical screening, and… CONTINUE READING
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