Uptake of cervical cancer screening in The Netherlands is mainly influenced by women's beliefs about the screening and by the inviting organization.

@article{Tacken2007UptakeOC,
  title={Uptake of cervical cancer screening in The Netherlands is mainly influenced by women's beliefs about the screening and by the inviting organization.},
  author={Margot A J B Tacken and Joz{\'e} Braspenning and Rosella P M G Hermens and Peter M. M. Spreeuwenberg and H J M van den Hoogen and Dinny H de Bakker and Peter P. Groenewegen and Richard P. T. M. Grol},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={178-85}
}
BACKGROUND This study aims to examine the impact of women's characteristics (demographics, risk behaviour, and beliefs) on the uptake of cervical cancer screening, taking practice characteristics (demographic and organizational) into account. METHODS Routinely collected data of screening status were sampled from electronic medical records of 32 Dutch general practices. Additionally, a questionnaire was sent to a sample of 2224 listed women-1204 screened, 1020 unscreened. We used a step-by… CONTINUE READING

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