Personal factors affecting African-American men's prostate cancer screening behavior.

@article{Odedina2008PersonalFA,
  title={Personal factors affecting African-American men's prostate cancer screening behavior.},
  author={Folakemi T Odedina and Ellen S. Campbell and Margareth Larose-Pierre and John J Scrivens and Angela M. Hill},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={724-33}
}
PURPOSE Although there are significant controversies about prostate cancer screening, it is the only method recognized to combat prostate cancer through early detection and appropriate treatment. The primary goal of this study was to identify personal factors influencing African-American men's participation in prostate cancer screening. METHODS Two cross-sectional mail surveys were conducted over one year to test the validity of the Attitude-Social Influence-Efficacy model in predicting… CONTINUE READING