Health care access dimensions and cervical cancer screening in South Africa: analysis of the world health survey

@inproceedings{Akinyemiju2015HealthCA,
  title={Health care access dimensions and cervical cancer screening in South Africa: analysis of the world health survey},
  author={Tomi F Akinyemiju and Jasmine A McDonald and Paula M. Lantz},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer mortality among women in sub-Saharan Africa. Recent recommendations for cervical cancer primary prevention highlight HPV vaccination, and secondary prevention through screening. However, few studies have examined the different dimensions of health care access, and how these may influence screening behavior, especially in the context of clinical preventive services. METHODS Using the 2003 South… CONTINUE READING

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