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Cervical Screening in Young Women: an exploration of issues associated with participation and non-participation using a grounded theory

Okoeki, Mabel;
Open Access English
  • Country: United Kingdom
Introduction\ud Cervical cancer is 11th most common cancer among young women in the UK. Early detection through screening is thought to have resulted in a 75% decrease in cervical cancer and saves over 4,500 lives each year. However, recent years have seen a continuous decline in screening uptake, especially among young women. Scientific literature reviews show little research in this area. There is therefore a need for a qualitative exploration into the reasons and motives for low uptake of cervical cancer screening from service users’ viewpoints in England. This study explores factors that influence the participation and non-participation of young women aged 2...
free text keywords: B700, L900
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