Receipt of preventive services by elders based on composite measures, 1997-2004.

@article{Shenson2007ReceiptOP,
  title={Receipt of preventive services by elders based on composite measures, 1997-2004.},
  author={Douglas Shenson and Julie Russell Bolen and Mary Kathryn Adams},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={
          11-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND The receipt of routine vaccinations and cancer screening is typically tracked separately. Monitoring trends in this way does not measure the overall protection conferred by these services on a target population. DESIGN Telephone surveys were conducted in 1997, 2002, and 2004 as part of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS Randomly selected adults aged 65 and older from 49 states and Washington DC. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Statistically significant… CONTINUE READING
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