Disparities in knowledge of mouth or throat cancer among rural Floridians.

  title={Disparities in knowledge of mouth or throat cancer among rural Floridians.},
  author={Joseph L. Riley and Elizabeth A Pomery and Virginia J Dodd and Keith E. Muller and Yi Guo and Henrietta L C Logan},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  volume={29 3},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine risk factors for reduced mouth or throat cancer (MTC) knowledge using a sample of rural North Floridian adults. METHODS Telephone interviews were conducted across rural census tracts throughout North Florida in 2009-2010, using a survey adapted for cultural appropriateness. The sample consisted of 2,393 individuals (1,059 males and 1,334 females; 1,681 whites and 712 blacks). FINDINGS Only 9% of the study respondents indicated they had not… CONTINUE READING