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Increased proportions of HIV-infected women met cervical cancer screening guideline in 2016

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Women's Health, February 2018
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Title
Increased proportions of HIV-infected women met cervical cancer screening guideline in 2016
Published in
International Journal of Women's Health, February 2018
DOI 10.2147/ijwh.s153003
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Debbie Y Mohammed, Prerak Shukla, Yuriy Babayants, Raymund Sison, Jihad Slim

Abstract

HIV-infected women are five times more likely to develop invasive cervical cancer. Routine screening can detect early signs of cancer and provide an opportunity for treatment. However, suboptimal screening rates are reported in this population. This retrospective study examined the rates of cervical cancer screening in HIV-positive women, conducted according to the current guidelines, from 2014 to 2016 in an inner-city clinic. We implemented focused scheduling for eligible women by a designated medical assistant. Testing was conducted using Thin Prep™ and Cervista HPV HR™. Chi-square tests and logistic regression models were used to assess predictors of cervical cancer screening in 2016. A total of 360 adult HIV-infected women were active in medical care, as of December 31, 2016. Most were African American (77%) and aged 51-60 years (38%). In 2016, 75% of women met the guidelines for cervical cancer screening, compared to 48% in 2014. There was a significant association between receipt of cervical cancer screening in the prior 3 years and screening in 2016. In an adjusted model, those with a prior screening were 6.88 times (95% CI, 3.47-13.67) more likely to be screened in 2016, compared to those who were never previously screened. Focused scheduling and implementation of the updated cervical cancer screening guideline extending the period of rescreening, after 3 yearly negative results or negative Papanicolaou/human papilloma virus testing, resulted in an increased proportion of women meeting the current guideline.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 9 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 2 22%
Student > Master 2 22%
Researcher 2 22%
Student > Postgraduate 1 11%
Librarian 1 11%
Other 1 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 5 56%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 11%
Unspecified 1 11%
Engineering 1 11%
Other 0 0%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 March 2018.
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#3,034,207
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#123
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#111,972
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Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Women's Health
#1
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