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  1. Fulltext. Promoting mammography use through progressive interventions : is it effective ?

    Article - En anglais


    This study evaluated interventions implemented with women in a health maintenance organization, who had not utilized their annual free mammography referral 45 days (step 2) and 95 days (step 3) after its mailing.

    The step 2 evaluation compared mammography utilization for women randomly assigned to receive a brief reminder letter or no reminder: 42% of the reminder group vs 28% of the control group obtained mammograms.

    The step 3 evaluation compared utilization for women randomly assigned to receive a second reminder, a letter suggesting a preventive office visit, or telephone counseling: 29% of those who received telephone counseling, 14% of those who received a letter, and 12% of those who received a second reminder obtained mammograms.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Prévention, Programme sanitaire, Femme, Mammographie, Participation, Motivation, Etats Unis, Promotion santé, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Radiodiagnostic

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Prevention, Sanitary program, Woman, Mammography, Participation, Motivation, United States, Human, North America, America, Radiodiagnosis

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

    Cote : 94-0201085

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.