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  1. Fulltext. Mammography screening : how important is cost as a barrier to use ?

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    Objectives

    Recent legislation will improve insurance coverage for screening mammography and effectively lower its cost to many women.

    Although cost has been cited as a barrier to use, evidence of the magnitude of its effect on use is limited.

    Methods

    Mammography use in the past 2 years among women age 50 to 75 residing in four suburban or rural counties in Washington State was estimated from 1989 survey data.

    Logistic regression analysis was used to estimate the odds ratio of mammography use as a function of economic and other variables.

    Within a residential area, averages were used to measure the market price of mammography and the time cost to obtain a mammogram.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire, Dépistage, Mammographie, Prévention, Assurance maladie, Coût, Economie santé, Utilisation, Washington, Homme, Femelle, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Glande mammaire pathologie, Radiodiagnostic

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Mammary gland, Medical screening, Mammography, Prevention, Health insurance, Costs, Health economy, Use, Washington, Human, Female, United States, North America, America, Mammary gland diseases, Radiodiagnosis

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

    Cote : 94-0189893

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 199406.