Correlates of actual and perceived knowledge of prostate cancer among African Americans.

@article{Agho2001CorrelatesOA,
  title={Correlates of actual and perceived knowledge of prostate cancer among African Americans.},
  author={Augustine O Agho and Mary Ann Lewis},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={165-71}
}
While digital rectal examination, prostate-specific antigen, and transrectal ultrasound have been identified as effective means of early detection of prostate cancer, African American men tend to underuse these services as compared to white men. Using a nonrandom sample of 108 African American men, the authors conducted an exploratory investigation of the effects of education, income, age, and health insurance coverage on actual and perceived knowledge of prostate cancer. The extent to which… CONTINUE READING

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