Differences in rates of cancer screening by usual source of medical care. Data from the 1987 National Health Interview Survey.

@article{Bernstein1991DifferencesIR,
  title={Differences in rates of cancer screening by usual source of medical care. Data from the 1987 National Health Interview Survey.},
  author={Amy B Bernstein and Geoff B Thompson and Linda C. Harlan},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1991},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={196-209}
}
Data from the Cancer Control Supplement of the 1987 Health Interview Survey (NHIS), a nationally representative sample of the United States population, was used to examine rates of six screening tests for cancer. The rates of screening were compared for people who receive their usual source of medical care in an HMO or prepaid group practice versus those who receive it in the fee-for-service sector. The purpose of this article is to determine whether HMOs remain more likely to offer cancer… CONTINUE READING
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