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cervical cancer screening, Jamaica, Pap smear/test, Pap smear/test beliefs, theory of planned behavior



  1. Linton, Denise DNS, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP


Abstract: Globally, most women who are diagnosed with cervical cancer do not obtain regular screening with the Pap smear/test. Women in developing countries have high cervical cancer incidence and mortality. Therefore, a qualitative research study was conducted to determine the referents, and salient and control beliefs related to Pap smear/test intention among Jamaicans.