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|Title:||National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measure, Merseyside and Cheshire, 2010|
|Alternative title:||Cancer Awareness Measure: Merseyside and Cheshire, 2010; NAEDI-CAM|
|Series:||National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measures [National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measures]|
|Depositor:||Quinn, J., University of Liverpool. School of Health Sciences|
Flynn, M., University of Liverpool. School of Health Sciences
Quinn, J., University of Liverpool. School of Health Sciences
Donovan, T., University of Liverpool. School of Health Sciences
Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network
National Health Service
|Other acknowledgements:||The depositors would like to acknowledge: Ms Lynda Appleton, Research Nurse, Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology and Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network (MCCN); Mr Paul Mackenzie, Health Inequalities Manager, MCCN; Dr Daniel Seddon, Public Health Consultant, Halton and St Helens PCT and MCCN.|
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.As part of the wider cancer strategy, the NHS Cancer Action Team funded the Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network (MCCN) to survey levels of cancer awareness in the local population. The MCCN subsequently commissioned the University of Liverpool to carry out this work.
The aims of the survey were to contribute to the national picture of levels of cancer awareness and generate evidence to support MCCN strategies for identifying and addressing inequalities across the network. The survey used the nationally validated Cancer Awareness Measure (CAM) which has been developed by a Cancer Research UK team to assess awareness of cancer amongst the general population.
Respondents were identified from a random sample of 5,250 residents accessed through the edited versions on the Electoral Rolls for the MCCN region. The MCCN region includes seven Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) (Liverpool PCT, Warrington PCT, Wirral PCT, Halton and St Helens PCT, Knowsley PCT, Sefton PCT, Western Cheshire PCT).
The CAM questionnaire addressed the following topics:
|Time period:||January 2010 - October 2010|
|Dates of fieldwork:||March 2010 - September 2010|
No spatial unit
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
389 adult members of the public, living in one of the seven PCT areas which make up the MCCN, 2010.
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
Simple random sample
|Number of units:||389 adults|
|Method of data collection:||
|Weighting:||No weighting used|
|AGE||BREAST SCREENING||CANCER PREVENTION|
|CHESHIRE||ECONOMIC ACTIVITY||ETHNIC GROUPS|
|GENDER||GENERAL PRACTITIONERS||HEALTH CONSULTATIONS|
|ILL HEALTH||KNOWLEDGE (AWARENESS)||LANGUAGES USED AT HOME|
|MARITAL STATUS||MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS||MERSEYSIDE|
|PATHOLOGY||PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS||PUBLIC OPINION|
|QUALIFICATIONS||RESIDENTIAL MOBILITY||SOCIAL DISADVANTAGE|
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||05 January 2011|
|Copyright:||Copyright University of Liverpool. School of Social Sciences and Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network|
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|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_6640_Information.htm||6|
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Resulting from secondary analysis:
Robb, K.A., et al. (2009) 'Public awareness of cancer in Britain: a population-based survey of adults' [Electronic version], British Journal of Cancer, 101(Suppl. 2): pp.S18-S23.
Stubbings, S., et al. (2009) 'Development of a measurement tool to assess public awareness of cancer' [Electronic version], British Journal of Cancer, 101(Suppl. 2), pp.S13-S17.
Waller, J., et al. (2009) 'Awareness of cancer symptoms and anticipated help-seeking among ethnic minority groups in England' [Electronic version], British Journal of Cancer, 101 (Suppl. 2), pp.S24-S30.