Predictors of Colorectal Cancer Screening: Does Rurality Play a Role?

  title={Predictors of Colorectal Cancer Screening: Does Rurality Play a Role?},
  author={Chinedum O. Ojinnaka and Yong Soo Choi and Hye-Chung Kum and Jane Nelson Bolin},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  volume={31 3},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to explore the associations between sociodemographic factors such as residence, health care access, and colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among residents of Texas. METHODS Using the 2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, we performed logistic regression analyses to determine predictors of CRC screening among Texas residents, including rural versus urban differences. Our outcomes of interest were previous (1) CRC screening using any CRC test, (2… CONTINUE READING