FAQ
Log In
Sunday 11th December 2016
News
 › 
 › 

Health risk for women who don't vote

2nd September 2011

A paper in the Journal of Medical Screening has shown that women who said that they rarely or never voted in elections were more likely to be overdue for cervical screening.

In the first study of its kind to test a link between low cervical screening uptake and broader social disillusionment, the research found that practical obstacles such as “not getting round to it” and difficulty in arranging a convenient appointment, were more predictive of uptake than the emotional barriers that were previously thought to be a key factor.

 

Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2016