Perceptions related to HPV self-testing: Disparities by race and income among under-screened women
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Assess the acceptability of the HPV self-test among women at higher risk for cervical cancer. Describe psychosocial factors that may discourage low-income and African American women from getting cervical cancer screening. Discuss the HPV self-test as an additional cervical cancer screening tool for under-screened women.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a Registered Nurse and a second year Doctoral Student in Nursing with a research interest in cancer health disparities in minority women. I have taken coursework in cancer prevention and control content areas and advanced statistical methods. This project was conducted under the guidance and supervision of faculty members with extensive work in cancer prevention, screening tools, infectious diseases and intervention development.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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