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Why do women participate in the English cervical cancer screening programme?

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  • Whynes, David K.
  • Philips, Zoe
  • Avis, Mark
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Health Economics.

    Volume (Year): 26 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 2 (March)
    Pages: 306-325

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:26:y:2007:i:2:p:306-325

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    1. Jacobsen, Grant D. & Jacobsen, Kathryn H., 2011. "Health awareness campaigns and diagnosis rates: Evidence from National Breast Cancer Awareness Month," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 55-61, January.
    2. Franz Hackl & Martin Halla & Michael Hummer & Gerald J. Pruckner, 2012. "The Effectiveness of Health Screening," Economics working papers 2012-01, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
    3. Nicolas BOUCKAERT & Erik SCHOKKAERT, 2013. "Differing types of medical prevention appeal to different individuals," Center for Economic Studies - Discussion papers ces13.11, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centrum voor Economische Studiën.
    4. You, Kai, 2011. "Education, risk perceptions, and health behaviors," MPRA Paper 35535, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Laura McLay & Christodoulos Foufoulides & Jason Merrick, 2010. "Using simulation-optimization to construct screening strategies for cervical cancer," Health Care Management Science, Springer, vol. 13(4), pages 294-318, December.

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