Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 21, issue 1A, P114-126 2010 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0235 View full text
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Kushal Patel, Donna Kenerson, Hong Wang, Byron Brown, Helen Pinkerton, Marilyn Burress, Leslie Cooper, Marie Canto, Flora Ukoli, Margaret Hargreaves

Abstract: This study examined demographic and lifestyle factors that influenced decisions to get screened for prostate cancer in low-income African Americans in three urban Tennessee cities. It also examined obstacles to getting screened. As part of the Meharry Community Networks Program (CNP) needs assessment, a 123-item community survey was administered to assess demographic characteristics, health care access and utilization, and screening practices for various cancers in low-income African Americans. For this study,…

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