Factors associated with colorectal cancer screening among Chinese-Americans.

  title={Factors associated with colorectal cancer screening among Chinese-Americans.},
  author={Wei Sun and Charles E Basch and Randi L Wolf and Xiao Jing Li},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={39 2},
OBJECTIVE To investigate factors associated with receipt of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among urban senior Chinese-Americans. METHODS Two hundred three men and women from three senior centers completed a questionnaire that included sections on demographics, fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) and sigmoidoscopy use, and potential barriers to screening. RESULTS Receipt of a FOBT within the prior 12 months (37.9% of sample) was associated with fewer years of US residency, lower level of… CONTINUE READING

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