International Journal of Cancer Management

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Predictors of Pap Smear Screening Behavior Among Rural Women in Tabriz, Iran: An Application of Health Belief Model

Towhid Babazadeh 1 , Saber Ghaffari-Fam ORCID 2 , * , Shahram Oliaei 3 , Ehsan Sarbazi 4 , Arash Shirdel 5 , Parvin Mostafa-Gharabaghi 2 and Hosein Azizi ORCID 6
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1 Department of Public Health, Sarab Faculty of Medical Sciences, Sarab, Iran
2 Women's Reproductive Health Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
3 Center of Submarine and Hyperbaric Medicine, Health Deputy of the Iranian Navy, Tehran, Iran
4 Ahar Health Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
5 Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Cancer Management: 12 (5); e87246
  • Published Online: May 20, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 9, 2018
  • Revised: April 7, 2019
  • Accepted: April 16, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijcm.87246

How to Cite: Babazadeh T, Ghaffari-Fam S, Oliaei S, Sarbazi E, Shirdel A, et al. Predictors of Pap Smear Screening Behavior Among Rural Women in Tabriz, Iran: An Application of Health Belief Model, Int J Cancer Manag. Online ahead of Print ; 12(5):e87246. doi: 10.5812/ijcm.87246.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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