Determinants of cervical cancer screening among a community-based sample of women with intellectual disabilities
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Compare cervical cancer screening rates among women with and without intellectual disabilities. Describe determinants of receipt of cervical cancer screening for women with intellectual disabilities living in the community. Discuss ways disability and health advocates can increase the rate of receipt of cervical cancer screening for women with intellectual disabilities.
Keyword(s): Disability, Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal or co-principal investigator of multiple federally-funded grants focusing on the health, health care, and well-being of people with disabilities and their families. I served as principal investigator of a three-year randomized controlled trail to evaluate a health promotion intervention for women with intellectual disabilities related to screenings for cervical and breast cancer.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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