Factors associated with annual-interval mammography for women in their 40s.

@article{Gierisch2009FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with annual-interval mammography for women in their 40s.},
  author={Jennifer M. Gierisch and Suzanne C. O'Neill and Barbara Rimer and Jessica T Defrank and James Michael Bowling and Celette Sugg Skinner},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={72-8}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence is mounting that annual mammography for women in their 40s may be the optimal schedule to reduce morbidity and mortality from breast cancer. Few studies have assessed predictors of repeat mammography on an annual interval among these women. METHODS We assessed mammography screening status among 596 insured Black and Non-Hispanic white women ages 43-49. Adherence was defined as having a second mammogram 10-14 months after a previous mammogram. We examined socio-demographic… CONTINUE READING

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