Levels and correlates of knowledge about cancer risk factors among 13,293 public school students in Morelos, Mexico.

@article{PrezContreras2004LevelsAC,
  title={Levels and correlates of knowledge about cancer risk factors among 13,293 public school students in Morelos, Mexico.},
  author={Irma P{\'e}rez-Contreras and Betania Allen and S Ruiz-velasco and Raffaela Schiavon-Errnani and Aurelio Cruz-Vald{\'e}z and Clara In{\'e}s Vergara Hern{\'a}ndez and Eduardo Lazcano-Ponce},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={286-99}
}
BACKGROUND Data on young people's knowledge about cancer prevention are not currently available for many populations, including Mexican young people, although cancer is the second most common cause of death among the Mexican population. METHODS A questionnaire was applied to 13,293 public school students aged 11-24 years in Morelos, Mexico. A knowledge-based scale was constructed from survey answers about risk factors for cancer. Data were analyzed using multivariate logistic multinomial… CONTINUE READING

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