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Point was community level health (SHP/HP/PHC). Higher proportion of HCP delay (96.7 ) and total diagnostic delay (79.1 ) were measured among patients who had more than three prereferral consultations. The HCP delay and total diagnostic delay were found higher among the patients whose cervix was not examined in initial consultation.Discussion This study identified different lag periods in diagnosis
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Revious studies also showed a similar pattern [24]. Key determinants of medical pluralism were the level of perceived risk of HIV infection and severity of illnesses. Another finding of the study is the significant association between medical pluralism on the one hand and age and marital status on the other. Specifically, older women were more likely to seek medical care from more than one source
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Slapping was still regarded as the commonest type and choking or burning was considered the least common. The lifetime prevalence of moderate physical violence was greater than that of severe physical violence (21 vs. 17.9 ). In contrast, the past year prevalence of severe physical violence was higher than moderate physical violence (8.9 , vs. 6.2 ). Details of lifetime and past year physical IPV
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Not included in the present analysis. The women in the blind arms received their drug bottles with coded labels (otherwise identical bottles). Women in the non-blind HT arm had their drug bottles marked with HT. Only data on women in blind placebo group and nontreatment group aged 50?9 at recruitment (n = 486) are used in this study. Throughout the trial, about 90 ofwomen in the non-treatment gro
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Same. Some women had symptoms variably (i.e. having one or more measurements without symptoms and then again reporting symptoms). Younger women did not systematically have more bothersome symptoms than older women. Comparing the proportions of women with bothersome symptoms at various times to those in the crosssectional analysis of Table 2 reveals relatively similar percentages. For comparison, w
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Of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Full list of author information is available at the end of the articleway of assessing the impact of pregnancy interventions on the wide range of pregnancy symptoms that women experience. Therefore, in this study we outline our approach to the development and testing of a valid and robust tool to assess pregnancy symptoms. A review of the available literature ide
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Uscript. RL commented the manuscript. PV participated in the designing of the analysis and commented the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. Acknowledgement This study was partly financed by Academy of Finland grant 2007?010 (decision number 115088). We thank all women who participated in the trial, the trial staff at clinical centres, and the staff at the National Inst
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