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Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) concerning cervical cancer and screening among rural and urban female healthcare practitioners in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

  title={Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) concerning cervical cancer and screening among rural and urban female healthcare practitioners in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.},
  author={Nguyen Toan Tran and Richard Taylor and Songeun Choe and Hae Suk Pyo and Ok Suk Kim and Hyon Chol So},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  volume={12 11},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Little is known about cervical cancer (CC) in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). This study examines the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) concerning CC and screening among female health care practitioners (HCPs), and whether differences exist between rural and urban HCPs. METHOD In a descriptive cross-sectional study, a purposive sample of 200 women HCPs from 128 health care centers in 6 provinces of DPRK was interviewed using a standardized… 

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