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  1. Fulltext. Pap smear and mammogram screening in Mexican-American women : the effects of acculturation.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    For Mexican Americans, acculturation is a multidimensional process of adopting attitudes, values, and behavior from the non-Hispanic White culture.

    This study examines the effects of different dimensions of acculturation on the cancer screening behavior of Mexican-American women.

    Methods

    Subjects were 450 randomly selected Mexican-American women age 40 years and older living in El Paso, Texas.

    Personal interviews solicited information on age, income, education, health insurance, Pap smear and mammogram use, and acculturation.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mammographie, Test Papanicolaou, Dépistage, Attitude, Comportement, Homme, Femelle, Epidémiologie, Acculturation, Ethnie, Texas, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Tumeur maligne, Radiodiagnostic, Hispanique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mammography, Papanicolaou smear test, Medical screening, Attitude, Behavior, Human, Female, Epidemiology, Acculturation, Ethnic group, Texas, United States, North America, America, Malignant tumor, Radiodiagnosis

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

    Cote : 94-0447291

    Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 199406.