Disability and preventive cancer screening: results from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey.

@article{Ramirez2005DisabilityAP,
  title={Disability and preventive cancer screening: results from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey.},
  author={Anthony Ramirez and Gail C. Farmer and David Grant and Theodora Papachristou},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={95 11},
  pages={
          2057-64
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate preventive cancer screening compliance among adults with disability in California. METHODS We used data from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey to compare disabled and nondisabled adults for differences in preventive cancer screening behaviors. Compliance rates for cancer screening tests (mammography, Papanicolaou test, prostate-specific antigen, sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy, and fecal occult blood test) between the 2 subpopulations were evaluated… CONTINUE READING
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