Cancer screening among Latino subgroups in the United States.

  title={Cancer screening among Latino subgroups in the United States.},
  author={Sherri N. Sheinfeld Gorin and Julia E Heck},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={40 5},
BACKGROUND Relying upon the Health Belief Model and a behavioral model of health care utilization, the purpose of this study was to examine current adherence to cancer screening among Latino subgroups. METHODS Using data from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey, 5377 Latinos were surveyed for their use of Pap smear, mammogram, breast self-examination and the clinical breast exam among women, prostate specific antigen test among men, and the fecal occult blood test, sigmoidoscopy… CONTINUE READING