TITLE

After-effects reported by women having follow-up cervical cytology tests in primary care: a cohort study within the TOMBOLA trial

AUTHOR(S)
Cotton, Seonaidh; Sharp, Linda; Cochran, Claire; Gray, Nicola; Cruickshank, Maggie; Smart, Louise; Thornton, Alison; Little, Julian
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
British Journal of General Practice;Jun2011, Vol. 61 Issue 587, p391
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a cohort study within the TOMBOLA trial which explored after-effects reported by women having follow-up cervical cytology tests in British primary care. The study showed that a significant minority of the 1,120 women from Grampian and Tayside in Scotland and Nottingham in England experienced pain, bleeding, and discharge following tests. The sociodemographic factors linked with the reported frequency of the after-effects include age, smoking status, and employment status.
ACCESSION #
63277095

 

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