Comparing the Information Experience of Women Invited for Cervical Screening for the First Time in 1994 with 2001
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We compared the information experience of women invited to attend cervical screening for the first time in 1994 and 2001 using postal questionnaires. Compared to 1994, women in 2001: found the invitation letter less easy to understand; were not aware of alternative venues for the test; and waited >4 weeks before receiving their results. Negative information experiences may influence attendance.
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European Journal of Epidemiology
Volume 19, Issue 5 , pp 433-435
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- Cervical screening
- First time
- Questionnaire survey
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- 1. Department of Public Health and Health Strategy, South Staffordshire Health Authority, Stafford, West Midlands, UK
- 2. Department of Public Health and Health Strategy, South Staffordshire Health Authority, Stafford, HPA REU West Midlands, 2nd Floor Lincoln House, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK