The influence of culture and cancer worry on colon cancer screening among older Chinese-American women.

@article{Wang2006TheIO,
  title={The influence of culture and cancer worry on colon cancer screening among older Chinese-American women.},
  author={Judy Huei-Yu Wang and Wenchi Liang and Mei-Yuh Chen and Jennifer Cullen and Shibao Feng and Bin Yi and Marc D. Schwartz and Jeanne S Mandelblatt},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={404-11}
}
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the hypothesis that adherence to colon cancer screening guidelines among Chinese women was associated with Eastern cultural views and anxiety about developing colon cancer. DESIGN Cross-sectional data from a community-based longitudinal study were used to examine the hypothesis of this study. Measures of sociodemographics, medical access factors, cultural views of health care, cancer worry, and practices of colon cancer screening were administered by a… CONTINUE READING

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