Hispanic migrant agricultural workers'exposure to pesticides and other agrichemicals places them at increased risk for a variety of acute and chronic conditions, including cancer.
As a socioeconomically disadvantaged group, migrant workers also face many barriers to effective cancer control.
In 1992, a series of focus groups was held with 55 Hispanic migrant agricultural workers (22 women, 33 men) in central Wisconsin to gather information on their knowledge and attitudes regarding cancer etiology and treatment, their practices regarding cancer screening and early detection, and their concerns regarding occupational exposure to pesticides.
Mots-clés Pascal : Agriculture, Connaissance, Attitude, Perception sociale, Croyance, Exposition professionnelle, Prévention, Traitement, Homme, Tumeur maligne, Migration, Ethnie, Wisconsin, Hispanique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Agriculture, Knowledge, Attitude, Social perception, Belief, Occupational exposure, Prevention, Treatment, Human, Malignant tumor, Migration, Ethnic group, Wisconsin, United States, North America, America
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0575991
Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 09/06/1995.