PhD Christopher B. Forrest MD

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BACKGROUND: African-American and low-income women have lower rates of cancer screening and higher rates of late-stage disease than do their counterparts. OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of primary care, health insurance, and HMO participation on adherence to regular breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening. DESIGN: Random-digit-dial and targeted(More)
This study assesses how continuity of care influences receipt of preventive care and overall levels of ambulatory care among children and adolescents in community health clinics (CHCs). It is a secondary data analysis of the 1988 Child Health Supplement to the National Health Interview Survey. Of 17, 110 children in the sample population, the 1465 who(More)
OBJECTIVE: To assess whether primary care performance of low-income women’s primary care delivery sites is associated with the strength of their relationships with their physicians. DESIGN: Random-digit-dial and targeted household telephone survey of a population-based sample. SETTING: Washington, D.C. census tracts with ≥30% of households below 200% of(More)
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