Explaining disparities in colorectal cancer screening among five Asian ethnic groups: A population-based study in California

  title={Explaining disparities in colorectal cancer screening among five Asian ethnic groups: A population-based study in California},
  author={Annette E Maxwell and Catherine M. Crespi and Cynthia M Antonio and Peiyun Lu},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
Data from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) indicate that levels and temporal trends in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening prevalence vary among Asian American groups; however, the reasons for these differences have not been fully investigated. Using CHIS 2001, 2003 and 2005 data, we conducted hierarchical regression analyses progressively controlling for demographic characteristics, English proficiency and access to care in an attempt to identify factors explaining differences in… CONTINUE READING


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