Different effects of multiple health status indicators on breast and colorectal cancer screening in a nationally representative US sample.

@article{Deshpande2012DifferentEO,
  title={Different effects of multiple health status indicators on breast and colorectal cancer screening in a nationally representative US sample.},
  author={Anjali D. Deshpande and Amy McQueen and Elliot J. Coups},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={270-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the independent associations between multiple health status indicators and breast and colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) in a national US sample. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Analysis of cross-sectional data from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) involved 5115 men and 7100 women aged 50 years and older. MEASURES Health status indicators included: self-reported perceived health status, number of chronic conditions, and functional limitation due to a chronic… CONTINUE READING