TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Maxwell, Colleen J.; Bancej, Christina M.; Snider, Judy
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/06/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 3, p329
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
4069724

 

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