Obesity and screening compliance for breast and cervical cancer in Korean women.

@article{Park2012ObesityAS,
  title={Obesity and screening compliance for breast and cervical cancer in Korean women.},
  author={Jin Kyun Park and Hyun Ah Park and Jin Joo Park and Young Gyu Cho},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={
          3271-4
        }
}
PURPOSE This study was performed to assess whether the weight status is associated with screening rates of breast and cervical cancer in Korean women. METHODS Study participants included women aged between 30 and 80 years from the 4th Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 2007 to 2009. Body mass index was classified into ~18.4 kg/m2 (underweight), 18.5~22.9 kg/m2 (normal), 23~24.9 kg/m2 (overweight), 25.0~29.9 kg/m2 (moderate obesity) and 30.0 kg/m2~ (severe obesity… CONTINUE READING

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