Cultural, Economic, and Psychological Predictors of Colonoscopy in a National Sample

@article{Halbert2011CulturalEA,
  title={Cultural, Economic, and Psychological Predictors of Colonoscopy in a National Sample},
  author={Chanita Hughes Halbert and Frances K. Barg and Carmen E. Guerra and Judy A. Shea and Katrina Armstrong and Monica O Ferguson and Benita Weathers MPH and James Coyne and Andrea B. Troxel ScD},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={1311-1316}
}
Although colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer death among adults in the US and colonoscopy is efficacious in reducing morbidity and mortality from CRC, screening rates are sub-optimal. Understanding the socioeconomic, cultural, and health care context within which decisions about colonoscopy are made allows physicians to address patients’ most salient beliefs and values and other constraints when making screening recommendations. To evaluate the direct and interactive… CONTINUE READING

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