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

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  • Philips, Zoe
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  • Whynes, David K. & Philips, Zoe & Avis, Mark, 2007. "Why do women participate in the English cervical cancer screening programme?," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 306-325, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:26:y:2007:i:2:p:306-325
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    1. Nicolas Bouckaert & Erik Schokkaert, 2016. "Differing types of medical prevention appeal to different individuals," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 17(3), pages 317-337, April.
    2. 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.
    3. Franz Hackl & Martin Halla & Michael Hummer & Gerald J. Pruckner, 2015. "The Effectiveness of Health Screening," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 24(8), pages 913-935, August.
    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.
    6. Gil Lacruz, Ana Isabel & Gil Lacruz, Marta & Gorgemans, Sophie, 2014. "Female preventive practices: Breast and smear tests," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 118(1), pages 135-144.

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