Predictors of adherence to screening mammography among Korean American women.

  title={Predictors of adherence to screening mammography among Korean American women.},
  author={Hee-Soon Juon and Miyong Kim and Sharada Shankar and Wolmi Han},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={39 3},
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Korean American women (KAW). Many KAW are not aware of the importance of regular screening. This research estimates the rates of regular breast cancer screening and examines the predictors and barriers to obtaining regular mammograms. METHODS Face-to-face surveys were conducted with 459 KAW residing in Maryland. Study participants were recruited through Korean churches and senior housing. RESULTS About 33% had regular… CONTINUE READING
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