An Evaluation of Colonoscopy Use: Implications for Health Education

  title={An Evaluation of Colonoscopy Use: Implications for Health Education},
  author={Chia-Ching Chen and Charles E Basch and Tetsuji Yamada},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
In this retrospective study, we examined factors that associated with colonoscopy test use among adults who did not have colorectal cancer (CRC) in the USA. A total of 2,150 non-CRC adults ≥55 were selected from the Health Information National Trends Survey, a random-digit telephone survey that collected data in 2003–2004. Participants were classified based on receiving CRC tests within the recommended time interval. Socio-demographic and cognitive factors that are associated with colonoscopy… CONTINUE READING

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