Presence and Correlates of Racial Disparities in Adherence to Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

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We examined the presence and correlates of Black/White racial disparities in adherence to guidelines for colorectal cancer screening (CRCS). The sample included 328 Black and 1827 White patients age 50–75 from 24 VA medical facilities who responded to a mailed survey with phone follow-up (response rate: 73% for Blacks and 89% for Whites). CRCS adherence and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11606-010-1575-7

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@article{Burgess2010PresenceAC, title={Presence and Correlates of Racial Disparities in Adherence to Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines}, author={Diana Jill Burgess and PhD Michelle van Ryn MPH and Joseph P. Grill MS and Siamak Noorbaloochi and Joan M Griffin and Jennifer Ricards MS and Sally W. Vernon and MHS Deborah A. Fisher and Melissa R Partin}, journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine}, year={2010}, volume={26}, pages={251-258} }