Pap Testing Among Vietnamese Women: Health Care System and Physician Factors

  title={Pap Testing Among Vietnamese Women: Health Care System and Physician Factors},
  author={Victoria Mary Taylor and Stephen M Schwartz and Yutaka Yasui and Nancy A. Burke and Jianfen Shu and Dieu Hien Lam and J. Carey Jackson},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
Cervical cancer occurs more frequently among Vietnamese Americans than women of any other race/ethnicity. In addition, previous studies in California have documented low Papanicolaou (Pap) testing rates in Vietnamese communities. This study focused on health care system factors and physician characteristics associated with recent cervical cancer screening among Vietnamese women. A population-based survey was conducted in Seattle during 2002. In-person interviews were conducted by bilingual… CONTINUE READING

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