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Determinants of cervical screening services uptake among 18–49 year old women seeking services at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital,...

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dc.contributor.author Morema, Everlyne N
dc.contributor.author Atieli, Harrysone E
dc.contributor.author Onyango, Rosebella O
dc.contributor.author Omondi, Joyce H
dc.contributor.author Ouma, Collins
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-22T11:14:58Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-22T11:14:58Z
dc.date.issued 2014-08-06
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.maseno.ac.ke/handle/123456789/173
dc.description.abstract Kenyan women aged≥ 15 years are at risk of developing cervical cancer. Currently, cervical cytology reduces cervical cancer incidence, since it allows for early diagnosis and treatment. Uptake of cervical screening services is a priority research area in Kenya. Central to the success of any screening programme is its ability to identify, reach out and screen the defined target population. Cervical screening coverage in Kenya is currently at 3.2%. In Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) in Nyanza, the number screened for cervical cancer is low (averagely 3/day). Thus the current study sought to identify factors influencing uptake of cervical screening services at the facility. Methods In a cross-sectional study, knowledge, perceptions and cues for action associated with self-reported cervical screening uptake were explored. The targeted population (n … en_US
dc.publisher BioMed Central en_US
dc.title Determinants of cervical screening services uptake among 18–49 year old women seeking services at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital,... en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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