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Surveillance for sensory impairment, activity limitation, and health-related quality of life among older adults--United States, 1993-1997.
PROBLEM/CONDITION Increases in life expectancy in the United States are accompanied by concerns regarding the cumulative impact of chronic disease and impairments on the prevalence of disability andExpand
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Trends in self-reported use of mammograms (1989-1997) and Papanicolaou tests (1991-1997)--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
PROBLEM/CONDITION In 1999, an estimated 175,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and 43,300 will die from the disease. In the same year, an estimated 12,800 women will be diagnosed withExpand
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Meeting the mammography screening needs of underserved women: the performance of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program in 2002–2003 (United States)
ObjectiveTo examine the extent to which the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (Program) has helped to meet the mammography screening needs of underservedExpand
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Colorectal Cancer Test Use Among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic U.S. Populations
Introduction Although colorectal cancer mortality rates in the general U.S. population declined slightly from 1992 to 2000, the rates for Hispanic men and women did not. Disparity in colorectalExpand
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Breast and cervical cancer screening practices among American Indian and Alaska Native women in the United States, 1992-1997.
BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest that American Indian and Alaska Native women have important barriers to cancer screening and underuse cancer screening tests. METHODS We examined the breast andExpand
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Cervical Screening in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, 1995–2001
OBJECTIVE: To describe results of cervical cytology screening among low-income and uninsured women in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. METHODS: We analyzed data fromExpand
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Surveillance for use of preventive health-care services by older adults, 1995-1997.
PROBLEM/CONDITION In 1995, a total of 55 million persons aged > or =55 years lived in the United States. The members of this large and growing segment of the population are major consumers of healthExpand
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Overview: surveillance for selected public health indicators affecting older adults--United States.
The United Nations has proclaimed October 1, 1998, through December 31, 1999, as the International Year of Older Persons (IYOP). Federal agencies are working together to sponsor IYOP activities inExpand
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Are people being screened for colorectal cancer as recommended? Results from the National Health Interview Survey.
BACKGROUND The evidence is now compelling that colorectal cancer incidence and mortality can be reduced by screening, and medical organizations recommend regular screening among persons of averageExpand
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Breast Cancer Screening among Low-Income or Uninsured Women: Results from the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Pogram, July 1995 to March 2002 (United States)
AbstractObjective To describe the results of breast cancer screening among low-income and uninsured women in the only national organized screening program in the US, the National Breast and CervicalExpand
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