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  1. Effect of social networks on cancer-screening behavior of older Mexican-American women.

    Article - En anglais

    Background :

    Previous studies have determined that Hispanic women and, in particular, Mexican-American women have the lowest rates of cancer screening of any race and ethnic group in the United States.

    In the development of cancer control strategies for this population, little attention has been given to factors that encourage Mexican-American women to seek cancer preventive care.

    Recent studies suggest that social networks can have a positive influence on cancer-screening participation.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire, Col utérus, Dépistage, Réseau social, Comportement, Statut socioéconomique, Ethnie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Adulte, Homme, Glande mammaire pathologie, Col utérus pathologie, Appareil génital femelle pathologie, Mexicain

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Mammary gland, Uterine cervix, Medical screening, Social network, Behavior, Socioeconomic status, Ethnic group, United States, North America, America, Adult, Human, Mammary gland diseases, Uterine cervix diseases, Female genital diseases

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

    Cote : 94-0540909

    Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 199501.