Breast and cervical cancer screening among Latinas and non-Latina whites.

  title={Breast and cervical cancer screening among Latinas and non-Latina whites.},
  author={Ana F Abra{\'i}do-Lanza and Maria T. Chao and Marilie Denise Gammon},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={94 8},
OBJECTIVES We examined whether Latinas differ from non-Latinas in having undergone recent mammography, clinical breast examination, or Papanicolaou testing, as well as the contribution of sociodemographic and health care variables to screening. METHODS We used data from the 1991 National Health Interview Survey Health Promotion and Disease Prevention supplement. RESULTS Latinas were less likely than non-Latina Whites to have undergone mammography (odds ratio [OR] = 0.71; 95% confidence… CONTINUE READING

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