Perceived risk of cervical cancer among pre-screening age women (18-24 years): the impact of information about cervical cancer risk factors and the causal role of HPV.

@article{Nadarzynski2012PerceivedRO,
  title={Perceived risk of cervical cancer among pre-screening age women (18-24 years): the impact of information about cervical cancer risk factors and the causal role of HPV.},
  author={Tomasz Nadarzynski and J T Waller and Kathryn A. Robb and Laura A V Marlow},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2012},
  volume={88 6},
  pages={400-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Current National Health Service cervical screening information does not explain that the cause of cervical cancer is a sexually transmitted infection (human papillomavirus (HPV)). This study aimed to consider the impact that providing this information, in addition to risk factor information, might have on women's perceived risk of cervical cancer. METHODS Female students aged 18-24 years (n=606) completed a web-based survey and were randomised to receive (1) control information… CONTINUE READING
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