Mammography usage and the health belief model.

  title={Mammography usage and the health belief model.},
  author={Judith A. Stein and Sarah A. Fox and Penny Murata and Donald E Morisky},
  journal={Health education quarterly},
  volume={19 4},
Regular screening mammograms for asymptomatic women are the most effective method for early detection of breast cancer. This study assessed the relative influence of Health Belief Model (HBM) constructs on prior mammography usage and the intention to obtain mammograms with data from a sample of 1,057 women over the age of 35 years residing in an urban… CONTINUE READING