Inequities Of Access to Prevention and Diagnosis and Timely Treatment of Cervical Cancer in Women in Latin America and The Main Associated Risk Factors

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Becerra Goicochea
Lorena Judith
Celis Silva
Barrantes Herrera
Jhony Eduardo
Ruth Elizabeth
Vigo Bardales


Cervical Cancer, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, Human Papillomavirus, Health Inequities


For the preparation of this document, a documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research works related to the study of the variables Inequities of Access to Prevention and Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Cancer at the Latin American level. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document was to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in the Scopus database during the period 2018-2022, achieving the identification of 57 publications. The information provided by this platform was organized through graphs and figures categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics have been described, the position of different authors towards the proposed theme is referenced through a qualitative analysis. Among the main findings made through this research, it is found that Brazil, with 21 publications, was the country with the highest scientific production registered in the name of authors affiliated with their institutions. The Area of Knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to the Inequities of Access to the Prevention and Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Cancer was Medicine with 49 published documents, and the Type of Publication most used during the period indicated above was the Aarticle of Reviewwith 52 documents of the total scientific production.

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