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Uptake of breast screening

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 15 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1004

Accurate addresses will improve uptake rates

  1. Kambiz Boomla,
  2. Kath Moser,
  3. Jeannette Naish
  1. General practitioner Chrisp Street Health Centre, London E14 6PG
  2. Research officer Senior lecturer Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Medical Colleges of St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals, Queen Mary Westfield College, London E1 4NS

    EDITOR,—R Rudiman and colleagues report no significant correlation between uptakes of breast screening and cervical screening in Grampian, which is an area with less deprivation than other Scottish health boards and high uptakes of screening.1 We have compared uptakes of breast screening and cervical screening in 156 practices in east London, a highly deprived inner city area, in contract with City …

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