Are racial differences in patient-physician cancer communication and information explained by background, predisposing, and enabling factors?

@article{Manfredi2010AreRD,
  title={Are racial differences in patient-physician cancer communication and information explained by background, predisposing, and enabling factors?},
  author={Clara Manfredi and Karen Snow Kaiser and Alicia K Matthews and Timothy P. Johnson},
  journal={Journal of health communication},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={272-92}
}
Research shows that African Americans tend to have poorer and less informative patient-physician communication than Whites. We analyzed survey data from 248 African American and 244 White cancer patients to examine whether this disadvantage could be explained by race variability on several other variables commonly reported to affect communication. These variables were organized into background, enabling, and predisposing factors, based on the Precede-Proceed Model. Multivariate regressions were… CONTINUE READING