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  1. Fulltext. Changes in the use of screening mammography : evidence from the 1987 and 1990 national health interview surveys.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    Mammography rates reported by women in the National Health Interview Surveys of 1990 and 1987 are examined.

    Why this screening modality is not more frequently used is explored.

    Methods

    Data from the 1987 and 1990 National Health Interview Surveys, conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, are cross-tabulated and compared.

    Results

    In 1987, approximately 17% of women over 40 years of age reported having had a screening mammogram in the previous year.

    In 1990, the rate doubled.

    Race declined in importance; income and education remained strong, positive predictors of screening.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mammographie, Dépistage, Prévention, Homme, Femelle, Enquête, Utilisation, Race, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Radiodiagnostic

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mammography, Medical screening, Prevention, Human, Female, Inquiry, Use, Race, United States, North America, America, Radiodiagnosis

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

    Cote : 94-0189895

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.