Provider characteristics and mammography recommendation among women in their 40s and 50s.

@article{Dominick2003ProviderCA,
  title={Provider characteristics and mammography recommendation among women in their 40s and 50s.},
  author={Kelli L. Dominick and Celette Sugg Skinner and Lori A Bastian and Hayden B. Bosworth and Tara S. Strigo and Barbara K. Rimer},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          61-71
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Healthcare provider recommendation for mammography is one of the strongest predictors of women's mammography use, but few studies have examined the association of provider characteristics with mammography recommendations. We examined the relationship of provider gender, age, medical specialty, and duration of relationship with the patient to report mammography recommendation. METHODS Participants were women ages 40-45 and 50-55 who were part of a larger intervention study of… CONTINUE READING

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