Perceptions and knowledge of breast cancer among African-American women residing in public housing.

@article{McDonald1999PerceptionsAK,
  title={Perceptions and knowledge of breast cancer among African-American women residing in public housing.},
  author={Philip A. McDonald and Danny Thorne and Julie C. Pearson and Lucile L Adams-Campbell},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={1999},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={81-93}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study, theoretically based on the Health Belief Model, was to assess breast cancer perceptions, knowledge, and screening behavior of low-income, African-American women residing in public housing. METHODS One hundred twenty (120) randomly selected women were interviewed to determine their perceived susceptibility to breast… CONTINUE READING