TITLE

No Insurance? No Colorectal Cancer Screening

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Medical Imaging;Sep2008, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the reluctance of people to get screened for colorectal cancer. It references as study by Jean Shapiro and her colleagues, published in "Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention." Data on 13,269 people ages 50 and older who participated in the 2005 National Health Interview Survey in the U.S. were analyzed by the researchers. It was found that levels of income and education affect colorectal cancer screening.
ACCESSION #
34213433

 

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