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Table 1 Search strategy

From: Barriers and facilitators for cervical cancer screening among adolescents and young people: a systematic review

# Searches
1 VAGINAL SMEARS/
2 (vagina* AND smear*).ti,ab
3 (pap AND test). ti,ab
4 cytology.ti,ab
5 (pap AND smear). ti,ab
6 (cervical adj2 (smear OR screen*)).ti,ab
7 (papanicolaou adj2 (smear OR test*)).ti,ab
8 1 OR 2 OR 3 OR 4 OR 5 OR 6 OR 7
9 (youth* or adolescen* or (young adj2 (adult* or person* or individual* or people* or population* or wom#n)) or youngster* or college* or university*).ti,ab. or adolescent/ or young adult/
10 (barrier* OR facilitator* OR perception* OR perspective* OR utilization* OR view*).ti,ab
11 8 AND 9 AND 10
  1. Database: Ovid MEDLINE: Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations, Ovid MEDLINE® Daily and Ovid MEDLINE®
  2. 1946—March 12 2020
  3. Adapted for EMBASE and CINAHL