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The Impact of a Media Campaign on Cervical Screening Knowledge and Self-efficacy.
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PMID:  22114229     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A three-phase cross-sectional face-to-face interview study (n= 1571) was conducted to investigate the impact of the PapScreen Victoria media campaign conducted in English, and the extent to which a media campaign can influence women's perceived self-efficacy associated with having a Pap test. In total, 1571 women aged between 25 and 69 years were interviewed about prompted and unprompted recall of media messages, intention to have a Pap test and perceived self-efficacy associated with having Pap tests, and barriers to cervical screening. Chi-square and logistic regression analyses revealed that women's awareness of Pap testing messages and priority of this health issue was greater at the first follow-up, and was maintained at the second. Multivariate analyses of variance indicated that it was perceived as more difficult to choose a practitioner and ring for results at the first follow-up, and perceived self-efficacy was lower then than at baseline. Results suggest that the cognitive processes at work are more complex than previously thought.
Madeline Fernbach
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of health psychology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1359-1053     ISO Abbreviation:  J Health Psychol     Publication Date:  2002 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9703616     Medline TA:  J Health Psychol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-97     Citation Subset:  -    
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
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