Women's participation in a cervical cancer screening program in northern Peru.

@article{Winkler2008WomensPI,
  title={Women's participation in a cervical cancer screening program in northern Peru.},
  author={Jennifer L. Winkler and Allison Bingham and Patricia Coffey and W. Penn Handwerker},
  journal={Health education research},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={10-24}
}
Cervical cancer is often the most common cancer among women in developing countries, yet current screening efforts have not been effective in reducing incidence and mortality rates in these settings. In an effort to increase knowledge about screening participation in low-resource settings, this study sought to identify key factors affecting women's participation in a cervical screening program in north central Peru. We studied women who were exposed to various health promotion educational… CONTINUE READING

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