Benefits, barriers, sources of influence, and prostate cancer screening among rural men.

  title={Benefits, barriers, sources of influence, and prostate cancer screening among rural men.},
  author={Joann S Oliver and Cecelia Gatson Grindel and Jamie Decoster and Cassandra D. Ford and Michelle Y. Martin},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  volume={28 6},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to explore 3 research questions: (1) What are the perceived benefits of screening for prostate cancer (PC)? (2) What are the perceived barriers to screening for PC? and (3) Is there an association with perceived benefits or perceived barriers and participants' reported source of influence related to prostate cancer screening (PCS) decisions? DESIGN AND SAMPLE A nonexperimental exploratory design was used for the study. Sample included 94 rural… CONTINUE READING

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