Factors associated with breast and cervical cancer screening practices among Vietnamese American women.

@article{Mcphee1997FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with breast and cervical cancer screening practices among Vietnamese American women.},
  author={Stephen J. Mcphee and Susan Stewart and Kaye Brock and Joyce Adair Bird and Christopher N.H. Jenkins and Giang Pham},
  journal={Cancer detection and prevention},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={510-21}
}
PURPOSE To investigate predictors of breast and cervical cancer screening tests among Vietnamese women in California in preparation for developing and testing interventions to promote such screening. METHODS Cross-sectional telephone survey of 933 randomly selected Vietnamese women in four California counties. RESULTS Overall, 70% of the respondents had had at least one prior clinical breast examination, but only 30% had had a mammogram and 53% a Pap test. Among women who had been screened… CONTINUE READING