To evaluate the association between primary care office systems and mammography utilization by women older than 10 years.
An independent-practice association health maintenance organization (HMO) in Massachusetts.
One hundred thirty-two primary care practices, representing 321 physicians and 4378 women with at least 12 months of recent, continuous assignment to a practice participating in the HMO.
Practice characteristics and procedures for mammography referral and follow-up were ascertained by interviews of office managers.
For each practice, the proportion of women older than 10 years who received a mammogram during their most recent 12-month period of assignment to the practice was calculated.
Mots-clés Pascal : Glande mammaire pathologie, Système santé, Tumeur maligne, Dépistage, Homme, Femelle, Radiodiagnostic, Radiographie, Mammographie, Soin santé primaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mammary gland diseases, Health system, Malignant tumor, Medical screening, Human, Female, Radiodiagnosis, Radiography, Mammography, Primary health care, United States, North America, America
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Cote : 93-0514731
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.