Knowledge, attitudes, and practices surrounding breast cancer screening in educated Appalachian women.

@article{Leslie2003KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitudes, and practices surrounding breast cancer screening in educated Appalachian women.},
  author={Nan S Leslie and Pamela Deiriggi and Suzanne H Gross and E L Durant and Cynthia Smith and Jennifer G Veshnesky},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={659-67}
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To determine how and what women learn about breast cancer and screening practices and which factors influence women's breast cancer screening practices. DESIGN Descriptive analysis of questionnaire data collected at the time of enrollment in a clinical trial. SETTING Breast care center of a mid-Atlantic academic health sciences center. SAMPLE 185 women in a predominantly Appalachian, entirely rural state. METHODS Participants completed the Modified Toronto Breast Self… CONTINUE READING

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