Trends and inequities in colorectal cancer screening participation in Ontario, Canada, 2005-2011.

@article{HoneinAbouHaidar2013TrendsAI,
  title={Trends and inequities in colorectal cancer screening participation in Ontario, Canada, 2005-2011.},
  author={Gladys N Honein-AbouHaidar and Nancy N Baxter and Rahim Moineddin and David R. Urbach and Linda Rabeneck and Arlene S Bierman},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={946-56}
}
BACKGROUND Participation in screening tests for colorectal cancer (CRC) is generally low in Ontario, Canada. In addition, inequities in participation exist including lower participation among low-income individuals, males and individuals living in rural areas. In April 2008, Colon Cancer Check (CCC) program, the province-wide CRC screening program, was launched in Ontario. This study describes the trends and inequities in CRC screening participation three years before and three years after the… CONTINUE READING
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