- 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.
- 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.