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Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women and mammography screening programs are seen as a key strategy to reduce breast cancer mortality. In Germany, women are invited to the population-based mammography screening program between ages 50 to 69. It is still discussed whether the benefits of mammography screening outweigh its harms. Therefore,(More)
INTRODUCTION Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women. In Germany, women are invited to a population-based mammography screening programme for the first time at the age of 50. Since it is still discussed whether the benefits of mammography screening outweigh its harms, the concept of informed choice has gained importance. The objective of this(More)
BACKGROUND When invited for the first time at age 50, most women in Germany have to decide whether they wish to participate in the German mammography screening programme. For ethical reasons, screening decisions should be informed choices, but this is rarely the case with mammography screening. Decision aids are interventions with the potential to support(More)
This is a partial listing of spatial modeling (including spatial econometric modeling) Spatial-econometric analysis of attraction and repulsion of private conservation by public reserves. heterogeneity of disease risk and evaluation of the impact of vaccination. " Vaccine, 27(28):3724-3729. 2007. " 'Dual' gravity: Using spatial econometrics to control for(More)
BACKGROUND Family caregivers are confronted with high demands creating a need for professional support and at the same time hindering its utilization. Telephone support allows easier access than face-to-face support because there is no need to leave the person with dementia alone or find an alternative carer. It is also independent of transport(More)
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