Decisions about Pap tests: What influences women and providers?

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dc.contributor.author Fiebig, Denzil en_US
dc.contributor.author Haas, Marion en_US
dc.contributor.author Hossain, Ishrat en_US
dc.contributor.author Street, Deborah en_US
dc.contributor.author Viney, Rosalie en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:53:20Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:53:20Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008001960 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Fiebig Denzil et al. 2009, 'Decisions about Pap tests: What influences women and providers?', Pergamon, vol. 68, no. 10, pp. 1766-1774. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0277-9536 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9993
dc.description.abstract Despite the success internationally of cervical screening programs debate continues about optimal program design. This includes increasing participation rates among under-screened women, reducing unnecessary early re-screening, improving accuracy of and confidence in screening tests, and determining the cost-effectiveness of program parameters, such as type of screening test, screening interval and target group. For all these issues, information about consumer and provider preferences and insight into the potential impact of any change to program design on consumer and provider behaviour are essential inputs into evidence-based health policy decision making. This paper reports the results of discrete choice experiments to investigate women's choices and providers' recommendations in relation to cervical screening in Australia. Separate experiments were conducted with women and general practitioners, with attributes selected to allow for investigation of how women and general practitioners differ in their preferences for attributes of screening programs. Our results indicate a considerable commonality in preferences but the alignment was not complete. Women put relatively more weight on cost, chance of a false positive and if the recommended screening interval were changed to one year. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Pergamon en_US
dc.relation NHMRC/254202 en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.03.002 en_US
dc.title Decisions about Pap tests: What influences women and providers? en_US
dc.parent Social Science & Medicine en_US
dc.journal.volume 68 en_US
dc.journal.number 10 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1766 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 1774 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111700 en_US
dc.personcode 998376 en_US
dc.personcode 020119 en_US
dc.personcode 031002 en_US
dc.personcode 950324 en_US
dc.personcode 020117 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Public Health and Health Services en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Australia; Cervical screening; Discrete choice experiments; Consumer and provider preferences; Women en_US
dc.staffid 020117 en_US


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