Disparities in the coverage of cancer information in ethnic minority and mainstream mass print media.

@article{HoffmanGoetz2005DisparitiesIT,
  title={Disparities in the coverage of cancer information in ethnic minority and mainstream mass print media.},
  author={Laurie Hoffman-Goetz and Daniela B. Friedman},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={332-40}
}
BACKGROUND Significant disparities in cancer mortality exist as a function of ethnicity and race in North America. Little is known, however, about the presentation of cancer information in mass media that targets ethnic minority groups. OBJECTIVES 1) To evaluate the volume and type of cancer coverage and the readability of cancer articles in Canadian mainstream and ethnic minority newspapers; and 2) to compare newspaper coverage of cancer with Canadian cancer mortality. DESIGN Seven… CONTINUE READING