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  1. Socioeconomic disparities in preventive care persist despite universal coverage : breast and cervical cancer screening in Ontario and the United States.

    Article - En anglais


    - To compare the association of income and education with breast and cervical cancer screening in Ontario, Canada, and the United States.


    - Survey using data from the Ontario Health Survey and the US National Health Interview Survey.


    - A multistage random sample of women aged 18 years and older living in households in Ontario (N=23 521) and the United States (N=23 932) in 1990.

    Main Outcome Measure

    - Persons were considered screened if they reported a Papanicolaou test within the previous 2 years, a clinical breast examination within the previous year, or a mammogram within the previous year.


    - Papanicolaou test and clinical breast examination rates were similar between countries, but mammography rates were two to three times higher in the United States across all age groups.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Enquête socioéconomique, Prévention, Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire, Col utérus, Etats Unis, Homme, Dépistage, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Socioeconomical inquiry, Prevention, Malignant tumor, Mammary gland, Uterine cervix, United States, Human, Medical screening, North America, America

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

    Cote : 94-0704366

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 09/06/1995.