The importance of health insurance as a determinant of cancer screening: evidence from the Women's Health Initiative.

@article{Hsia2000TheIO,
  title={The importance of health insurance as a determinant of cancer screening: evidence from the Women's Health Initiative.},
  author={Judith A Hsia and Erica Kemper and Catarina I. Kiefe and Jane Zapka and Shoshanna Sofaer and Mary B Pettinger and D. R. Bowen and Marian C. Limacher and Linda Lillington and Elizabeth Mason},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={261-70}
}
BACKGROUND Amid current changes in health care access across the United States, the importance of health insurance status and insurance type relative to demographic, actual, and perceived health variables as determinants of screening for breast, colorectal, and cervical cancer is uncertain. This analysis evaluates the hypothesis that health insurance independently predicts cancer screening in the Women's Health Initia tive Observational Study cohort. METHODS Questionnaire data from 55,278… CONTINUE READING

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