Predictors of mammography use among Canadian women aged 50-69: findings from the 1996/97 National Population Health Survey

Maxwell, Colleen J.; Bancej, Christina M.; Snider, Judy
February 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/06/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 3, p329
Academic Journal
Interpretation: Despite increases in mammography screening rates since the 1994/95 National Population Health Survey, current estimates indicate that almost 50% of women aged 50-69 have not had a time-appropriate mammogram. Our findings confirm continued low mammography participation rates among older women and those in rural areas, select ethnic groups and women with negative health care and lifestyle characteristics.


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