Personal and provider level factors influence participation to cervical cancer screening: A retrospective register-based study of 1.3 million women in Norway.

@article{Leinonen2017PersonalAP,
  title={Personal and provider level factors influence participation to cervical cancer screening: A retrospective register-based study of 1.3 million women in Norway.},
  author={Maarit K Leinonen and Suzanne Hetzel Campbell and Ole Klungs{\o}yr and Stefan L{\"o}nnberg and Bo Terning Hansen and Mari Nyg{\aa}rd},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={94},
  pages={
          31-39
        }
}
High coverage is essential for an effective screening programme. Here we present screening barriers and facilitators among 1.3 million women aged 25-69years eligible for screening within the Norwegian Cervical Cancer Screening Program (NCCSP). We defined non-adherence as no screening test in 2008-2012. We divided adherent women into those screened spontaneously, and those who had a smear after receiving a reminder from the NCCSP. Explanatory variables were extracted from several nationwide… CONTINUE READING
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