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  1. Reverse targeting in a media-promoted breast cancer screening project.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    The American Cancer Society has sponsored community-based, low-cost, Breast Cancer Detection Awareness Projects throughout the United States.

    The authors hypothesized that these projects tend to exclude minorities and women of lower socioeconomic status-groups with a higher incidence of late-stage disease.

    Methods

    A cross-sectional survey was performed of participants in the 1990 Breast Screening Project in Tampa, Florida.

    The demographic profile of participants was compared with that predicted by 1990 census data.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire pathologie, Dépistage, Campagne de masse, Démographie, Statut social, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Femelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Mammary gland diseases, Medical screening, Mass campaign, Demography, Social status, United States, North America, America, Human, Female

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0073710

    Code Inist : 002B20. Création : 199406.