Predictors of non-attendance for second round mammography in an Australian mammographic screening programme.

@article{OByrne2000PredictorsON,
  title={Predictors of non-attendance for second round mammography in an Australian mammographic screening programme.},
  author={Anne O'Byrne and Anne Marie Kavanagh and Antony Ugoni and Fiona Diver},
  journal={Journal of medical screening},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={190-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the socioeconomic, cultural, and clinical predictors of non-attendance for second round mammography. DESIGN/PARTICIPANTS Retrospective cohort study of 121 889 women aged 50-69 years who attended for first mammography screening in the BreastScreen Victoria programme in 1995/1996 and who were recommended to be invited for routine biennial mammography. Women were considered to be non-attenders if they had not attended for rescreening within 27 months of their initial… CONTINUE READING

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