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|Title:||National Awareness And Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measure, Anglia Cancer Network, 2009-2010|
|Series:||National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measures [National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative: Cancer Awareness Measures]|
|Depositor:||Gleed, A., DJS Research Ltd|
Anglia Cancer Network
DJS Research Ltd
Anglia Cancer Network
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.In November 2009, the Anglia Cancer Network commissioned DJS Research to carry out a survey using the Cancer Awareness Measure (CAM) tool to measure the levels of cancer awareness in the local populations. The survey was carried out in 32 urban and rural locations across Primary Care Trust (PCT) regions covered by the Anglia Cancer Network: Peterborough, Bedfordshire, Suffolk, Great Yarmouth and Waveney, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire. The aim of the survey was to provide a baseline assessment of cancer awareness for the Anglia populations covered by the six PCTs.
The CAM tool was developed by Cancer Research UK and its partners to facilitate accurate and sensitive surveillance of public awareness of cancer over time, identify information needs and monitor the impact of campaigns promoting awareness and early presentation. It is now being used to establish cancer awareness levels more locally across the country. Further information about the CAM may be found on the Cancer Research UK Cancer Awareness Measures web page.
Users should note that the Special Licence version of this study, containing postcode-level information, with more restrictive access conditions, is held under SN 6687.
The CAM questionnaire addressed the following topics:
|Dates of fieldwork:||December 2009 - January 2010|
No spatial unit
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
Residents in 32 urban and rural locations across the following PCT regions: Peterborough, Bedfordshire, Suffolk, Great Yarmouth and Waveney, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, during 2009-2010.
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
|Number of units:||3,779 cases.|
|Method of data collection:||
|Weighting:||No weighting used.|
|CARS||CERVICAL SMEARS||EAST ANGLIA (REGION)|
|ECONOMIC ACTIVITY||EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND||ETHNIC GROUPS|
|GENDER||GENERAL PRACTITIONERS||GREAT YARMOUTH (DISTRICT)|
|HEALTH CONSULTATIONS||HEALTH||HOUSING TENURE|
|KNOWLEDGE (AWARENESS)||LANGUAGES USED AT HOME||MARITAL STATUS|
|MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS||NORFOLK||PETERBOROUGH (DISTRICT)|
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||01 February 2011|
|Copyright:||Copyright Anglia Cancer Network|
|Access conditions:||The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage. See terms and conditions of access for further information.|
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|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_6688_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.