Lower adherence to screening mammography guidelines among ethnic minority women in America: a meta-analytic review.

@article{PurcStephenson2008LowerAT,
  title={Lower adherence to screening mammography guidelines among ethnic minority women in America: a meta-analytic review.},
  author={Rebecca J. Purc-Stephenson and Kevin M Gorey},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={
          479-88
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study investigates the association between ethnic minority status and receiving a screening mammogram within the past 2 years among American women over 50. METHOD The findings from 33 studies identified from interdisciplinary research databases (1980 to 2006) were synthesized. Separate pooled analyses compared white non-Hispanics to African Americans (28 outcomes), Hispanics (18 outcomes), and Asian/Pacific Islanders (10 outcomes). RESULTS Using the random effects model… CONTINUE READING
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