Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 1, P37-46 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0024 View full text
Samantha Garbers, Mary Ann Chiasson

Abstract: A telephone-based survey regarding breast cancer screening practices among 300 African American and Caribbean women age 40 and over in New York City revealed that while U.S.-born women had significantly different sociodemographic profiles (in terms of insurance status, marital status, educational attainment), they were no more likely to have had a mammogram than the foreign-born women. Adjusting for insurance status and source of care, women with a provider recommendation were 8 times more likely ever to have …

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