Educating Hispanic women about breast cancer prevention: evaluation of a home-based promotora-led intervention.

@article{Livaudais2010EducatingHW,
  title={Educating Hispanic women about breast cancer prevention: evaluation of a home-based promotora-led intervention.},
  author={Jennifer C. Livaudais and Gloria D. Coronado and Noah Espinoza and Ilda Islas and Genoveva Ibarra and B. Shachar Y. A. Shapira S. A. Smoyak C. Sus H. O. Th Thompson},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 11},
  pages={2049-56}
}
OBJECTIVES Trained community health promoters (i.e., promotoras) conducted home-based group educational interventions (home health parties) to educate Hispanic women from the Lower Yakima Valley of Washington state about breast cancer and mammography screening. METHODS Women aged 40-79 participating in the parties completed baseline and follow-up surveys 6 months postintervention (n = 70). Changes in general cancer knowledge, breast cancer screening practices, and intentions to be screened… CONTINUE READING

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