The Impact of a Promotora on Increasing Routine Chronic Disease Prevention among Women Aged 40 and Older at the U.S.-Mexico Border

@article{Hunter2004TheIO,
  title={The Impact of a Promotora on Increasing Routine Chronic Disease Prevention among Women Aged 40 and Older at the U.S.-Mexico Border},
  author={Jennifer B. Hunter and Jill Eileen Guernsey de Zapien and Mary R. Papenfuss and Maria Lourdes Fernandez and Joel S. Meister and Anna R Giuliano},
  journal={Health Education \& Behavior},
  year={2004},
  volume={31},
  pages={18S - 28S}
}
A randomized controlled intervention tested the effectiveness of a community health worker (CHW) program in increasing compliance with annual preventive exams among uninsured Hispanic women living in a rural U.S.-Mexico border area. During 1999-2000, household surveys were administered to women aged 40 and older. Uninsured women not receiving routine comprehensive preventive care were invited to participate in a free comprehensive clinical exam. Participants in the initial exam were eligible to… Expand

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