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Information Sources for Serbian Women on Cervical Carcinoma Risk Factors
- Dugandzija, Tihomir (Oncology Institute of Vojvodina) ;
- Mikov, Marica Miladinov (Oncology Institute of Vojvodina) ;
- Rajcevic, Smiljana (Institute of Public Health of Vojvodina) ;
- Kacavenda, Dragana (Institute of Public Health) ;
- Malenkovic, Goran (Oncology Institute of Vojvodina) ;
- Ristic, Mioljub (Institute of Public Health of Vojvodina)
- Published : 2012.06.30
Background: The epidemiological situation regarding cervical carcinoma in Serbia is rather unfavorable and one of contributing factors is the insufficient interest of women concerning the risk factors responsible for occurrence of this disease. The aim of this study was to determine the sources of relevant information for women Methods: An anonymous questionnaire was used for questioning of patients, students and women undergoing systematic examinations. There were 600 women in total in 2006, 2009 and 2010, and the data were statistically processed by the
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