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Knowledge, attitudes and practice related to Papanicolaou smear test among Argentina's women



Knowledge, attitudes and practice related to Papanicolaou smear test among Argentina's women



Revista de Saude Publica 39(2): 270-276



Objectives: To evaluate the knowledge, attitudes and practice regarding the Papanicolaou test for detection of cervical cancer among women in Argentina. Methods: 200 women were interviewed at their homes in Puerto Leoni, Misiones, Argentina, in 2003. Women were selected by simple random sampling. Answers were described in terms of knowledge, attitudes and practice, and their respective adequacies with respect to the Papanicolaou test as previously defined.

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