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The contribution of culture to Korean American women's cervical cancer screening behavior: the critical role of prevention orientation.

  title={The contribution of culture to Korean American women's cervical cancer screening behavior: the critical role of prevention orientation.},
  author={Hee Yun Lee and Soonhee Roh and Suzanne Vang and Seok Won Jin},
  journal={Ethnicity \& disease},
  volume={21 4},
BACKGROUND Despite the proven benefits of Pap testing, Korean American women have one of the lowest cervical cancer screening rates in the United States. This study examined how cultural factors are associated with Pap test utilization among Korean American women participants. METHODS Quota sampling was used to recruit 202 Korean American women participants residing in New York City. Hierarchical logistic regression was used to assess the association of cultural variables with Pap test… 

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