DIFFERENCES IN THE PARTICIPATION RATES BETWEEN HPV SELF-SAMPLING AND PHYSICIAN-PERFORMED SAMPLING FOR CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META REGRESSION OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS (AMSA-THAILAND)

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Publisher: Asian Medical Student Association
Document Type: Author abstract; Report
Length: 437 words
Lexile Measure: 1110L

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Background: For cervical cancer screening, high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) self-sampling is more acceptable than physician-performed sampling. However, little is known about the factors that might affect the preference between the two methods. This systematic review aimed to compare the participation rates between self-sampling and physician-performed sampling. In addition, we compared women who had rejected one or more invitations to a Pap test (non-responders) to those who had no record of rejecting any Pap test invitation (general women). We also examined the moderating effect of the Health Access and Quality (HAQ) Index.

Methods: Eligible criteria for an included study were: i) participants randomly invited to participate in either self-sampling or...

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