Reliability and validity of a questionnaire to measure colorectal cancer screening behaviors: does mode of survey administration matter?

@article{Vernon2008ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of a questionnaire to measure colorectal cancer screening behaviors: does mode of survey administration matter?},
  author={Sally W. Vernon and Jasmin A. Tiro and Rachel Westheimer Vojvodic and Sharon Pasternak Coan and Pamela M. Diamond and Anthony Greisinger and Mar{\'i}a Eva Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={758-67}
}
Valid and reliable self-report measures of cancer screening behaviors are important for evaluating efforts to improve adherence to guidelines. We evaluated test-retest reliability and validity of self-report of the fecal occult blood test (FOBT), sigmoidoscopy (SIG), colonoscopy (COL), and barium enema (BE) using the National Cancer Institute colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) questionnaire. A secondary objective was to evaluate reliability and validity by mail, telephone, and face-to-face… CONTINUE READING

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