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Understanding the heterogeneity of cervical cancer screening non-participants: Data from a national sample of British women

Article from the European Journal of Cancer

Main highlights:

We have identified three dominant types of cervical cancer screening non-participants.

Over half of those who are not up to date with screening intend to be screened.

Women from ethnic minority backgrounds are more likely to be unaware of screening.

Most non-participants are not making an active decision not to attend.

Targeting interventions at non-participant groups could improve their success.