Barriers to colorectal cancer screening among publicly insured urban women: no knowledge of tests and no clinician recommendation.

@article{Robinson2011BarriersTC,
  title={Barriers to colorectal cancer screening among publicly insured urban women: no knowledge of tests and no clinician recommendation.},
  author={Christina M. Robinson and Andrea Cassells and Mary Ann Greene and Michael L. Beach and Jonathan N. Tobin and Allen J. Dietrich},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={103 8},
  pages={746-53}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess barriers to colorectal cancer screening among urban publicly insured women and to evaluate how barriers among underscreened urban women have changed between 2001 and 2007-2008. METHODS Eligible women were selected using Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MMCO) administrative data. MMCO outreach staff interviewed women by phone between October 2007 and February 2008, and assessed their barriers to colorectal cancer screening. We compared the results of these interviews… CONTINUE READING