Correlates of cervical cancer screening among women in Taiwan.

  title={Correlates of cervical cancer screening among women in Taiwan.},
  author={S I Hou and Mar{\'i}a Eva Fern{\'a}ndez and Elizabeth G Baumler and Guy S. Parcel and P Chen},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  volume={24 5},
In this study we examine several theory-based psychosocial factors on cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in Taiwan (N = 125). The reliabilities of the scales showed good internal consistence (Chronbach alpha ranged from 0.68 to 0.88). We found that 30% of the women had never received a Papanicolaou (Pap) test, and only 58% reported a screening in the past 3 years (adherent). Intention to have a Pap test in the coming year was higher among screening adherence women (90%) than… CONTINUE READING