Event Title

THE HEALTH BELIEF MODEL AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN LIVING IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Location

UPP 114

Start Date

12-2-2016 12:00 AM

Description

Objective. The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions of African-American women regarding cervical cancer screening. The perception of personal susceptibility for cervical cancer will be compared to the risk calculated based on known risk factors. Background. Cervical cancer screening rates fall short of the recommended level. Methods. This is a descriptive, correlational study to measure specific constructs of the HBM related to cervical cancer screening among a group of age-appropriate Black/African-American women and compare perceived susceptibility to susceptibility based on known risk factors for the disease. Results. Pending Conclusion. Pending Grants. N/A

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THE HEALTH BELIEF MODEL AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN LIVING IN SOUTH FLORIDA

UPP 114

Objective. The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions of African-American women regarding cervical cancer screening. The perception of personal susceptibility for cervical cancer will be compared to the risk calculated based on known risk factors. Background. Cervical cancer screening rates fall short of the recommended level. Methods. This is a descriptive, correlational study to measure specific constructs of the HBM related to cervical cancer screening among a group of age-appropriate Black/African-American women and compare perceived susceptibility to susceptibility based on known risk factors for the disease. Results. Pending Conclusion. Pending Grants. N/A