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|Title:||National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measure, Kent and Medway, 2010|
|Series:||National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measures [National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measures]|
Kent and Medway Cancer Network
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.Kent and Medway Cancer Network (KMCN) commissioned Explain to carryout on-street interviews using the cancer awareness measurement (CAM) tool. The survey took place in March 2010 within three Primary Care Trusts (PCTs); NHS Medway, NHS West Kent and NHS Eastern and Coastal Kent. The main objectives of the research were to better understand the level of public knowledge of cancer signs and symptoms and to help KMCN plan interventions and campaigns to raise awareness of risk factors. The results will also provide KMCN with information to benchmark against in the future.
Further information about the CAM may be found on the Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Measures (CAMs) web page.
Users should note that the Special Licence version of this study, including postcode-level information, but with more restrictive access conditions, is held under SN 6679.
The CAM questionnaire addressed the following topics:
|Dates of fieldwork:||March 2010|
No spatial unit
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
Residents in KMCN covering NHS Medway, NHS West Kent and NHS Eastern and Coastal Kent during March 2010.
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
|Number of units:||3,412 cases|
|Method of data collection:||
See the survey reports for further details of methodology.
|Weighting:||No weighting used.|
|AGE||BREAST SCREENING||CANCER PREVENTION|
|ECONOMIC ACTIVITY||EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND||ETHNIC GROUPS|
|GENDER||GENERAL PRACTITIONERS||HEALTH CONSULTATIONS|
|HEALTH RISKS||HEALTH||HOUSING TENURE|
|KENT||KNOWLEDGE (AWARENESS)||LANGUAGES USED AT HOME|
|MARITAL STATUS||MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS||MEDWAY (UNITARY AUTHORITY), 1998-|
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||18 February 2011|
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|Title||File Name||Size (KB)|
|CAM Report for NHS Eastern and Coastal||6680cam_report_eastern_and_coastal.pdf||1979|
|CAM Report for NHS Medway||6680cam_report_medway.pdf||2479|
|CAM Report for Kent and Medway Cancer Network||6680cam_report_overall.pdf||4321|
|CAM Report for NHS West Kent||6680cam_report_west_kent.pdf||1977|
|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_6680_Information.htm||6|
By principal investigator(s):
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.