Latinas with abnormal breast findings: patient predictors of timely diagnostic resolution.

@article{Mojica2007LatinasWA,
  title={Latinas with abnormal breast findings: patient predictors of timely diagnostic resolution.},
  author={Cynthia M. Mojica and Roshan Bastani and Ninez Ponce and W. John Boscardin},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={1468-77}
}
BACKGROUND Incomplete or delayed diagnostic resolution of breast abnormalities suspicious for cancer may contribute to poor breast cancer outcomes among ethnic minority women. We examine the effects of socioeconomic characteristics, knowledge, barriers to healthcare, communication, and clinical variables on diagnostic resolution in Latina women with breast abnormalities at two Los Angeles County public hospitals. METHODS We analyzed telephone survey data for 714 women. The outcome--timely… CONTINUE READING

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