Anxiety before, during, and after participation in a population-based screening mammography programme in Waikato Province, New Zealand.


AIM This study investigated anxiety levels before, during and after mammography in the Waikato breast cancer screening pilot. METHOD A sample of 1085 women on the Waikato database were sent survey questionnaires, which included questions about the anxiety experienced. Data from 584 completed questionnaires were obtained. RESULTS Two significant findings… (More)