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Community Based Participatory Research to Understanding Symptom Perception, Preventive Care-Seeking, and Their Impact on Cervical Cancer Screening Among Vietnamese American Women


N/A
21 Years
65 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Female
Cervical Cancer

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Trial Information

Community Based Participatory Research to Understanding Symptom Perception, Preventive Care-Seeking, and Their Impact on Cervical Cancer Screening Among Vietnamese American Women


Inclusion Criteria:



- Primary health care providers are eligible to participate in the study if they meet
the following criteria:

- self-identify as currently practicing as a primary licensed independent
practitioner including as a medical physician or nurse practitioner,

- whose service populations include Vietnamese American women,

- and are able to understand and speak English or Vietnamese.

- Vietnamese American women are eligible to participate in the study if they meet the
following criteria:

- self-identify as a Vietnamese American woman (foreign-born women who have
immigrated to the United States from other countries or are United States-born),

- between ages 21 to 65 years old,

- have not had a hysterectomy,

- and are able to understand and speak English or Vietnamese.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Not a Vietnamese American woman

- Not between the ages of 21 to 65 years old

- Had a hysterectomy

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Ecologic or Community, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Outcome Measure:

The extent of symptom perception

Outcome Description:

To understand the extent of symptom perception among Vietnamese American women (foreign and United States-born) and their impact on cervical cancer screening from the perspective and experiences of key informants including primary health care providers. A semi-structured interview guide will be used to assess the extent of preventive care-seeking. The interview guide includes the following topics: thoughts and experiences regarding Vietnamese American women's knowledge and beliefs about how cervical cancer develops, thoughts and experiences regarding Vietnamese American women and use of cancer screening tests such as cervical cancer screening for early detection/preventive health care, thoughts and experiences about Vietnamese American women's lack of familiarity with the term Pap smear or a Pap test, and thoughts and experiences regarding Vietnamese American women's decision and timing to seek medical care and preventive health care.

Outcome Time Frame:

Duration of the study; Up to 1 year

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Connie Nguyen-Truong, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Oregon Health and Science University

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

IRB00008709

NCT ID:

NCT01704235

Start Date:

November 2012

Completion Date:

June 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Cervical Cancer
  • screening
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms

Name

Location

OHSU Knight Cancer InstitutePortland, Oregon  97239