Socioeconomic inequalities in attitudes towards cancer: an international cancer benchmarking partnership study

@inproceedings{Quaife2015SocioeconomicII,
  title={Socioeconomic inequalities in attitudes towards cancer: an international cancer benchmarking partnership study},
  author={Samantha L Quaife and Kelly Winstanley and Katie A. Robb and Alice E. Simon and Amanda J. Ramirez and Lindsay J.L. Forbes and Kate E. Brain and Anna T. Gavin and Jane Wardle},
  booktitle={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2015}
}
Socioeconomic status (SES) differences in attitudes towards cancer have been implicated in the differential screening uptake and the timeliness of symptomatic presentation. However, the predominant emphasis of this work has been on cancer fatalism, and many studies focus on specific community subgroups. This study aimed to assess SES differences in positive and negative attitudes towards cancer in UK adults. A population-based sample of UK adults (n=6965, age≥50 years) completed the Awareness… CONTINUE READING

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