Race moderates the relationship between obesity and colorectal cancer screening in women

@article{Leone2009RaceMT,
  title={Race moderates the relationship between obesity and colorectal cancer screening in women},
  author={Lucia A Leone and Marci Kramish Campbell and Jessie A. Satia and James Michael Bowling and Michael P Pignone},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={373-385}
}
To determine if the relationship between obesity and usage of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in women varies when stratifying by race. Using nationally representative data from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey, we examined the relationship between obesity and CRC screening for white and African-American women aged 50 and older. Screening usage variables indicated if a woman was up-to-date for any CRC screening test, colonoscopy, or FOBT. We used multivariable logistic regression… CONTINUE READING