Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 21, issue 3A, P91-106 2010 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0366 View full text
Vivian L. Carter, Fredrick Tippett, Dennis L. Anderson, Berhanu Tameru

Abstract: The study evaluates the impact of prostate cancer education on screening rates among African American men in rural Black Belt counties in Alabama. The goal of the study is to promote screening behavior in African American men. The objectives were: 1) to identify enablers and barriers to screening; 2) to develop and test the effectiveness of an education intervention; and 3) to determine the impact of the intervention on prostate cancer screening rates through follow-up survey. The study followed a quasi-experi…

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