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Citation : Sentell T, Braun KL, Davis J, Davis T. (2015)
Health literacy and meeting breast and cervical cancer screening guidelines among Asians and whites in California.
Springerplus 4432.
Abstract : Self-reported health literacy predicted cervical and breast cancer screening, but was not able to explain Asian cancer screening disparities. We provide new evidence to support a relationship between health literacy and cancer screening. Health literacy is likely a useful focus for interventions to improve cancer screening and ultimately reduce the burden of cancer. To specifically reduce Asian cancer disparities, additional areas of focus should be considered.
URL Link : http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26306294
PMID : 26306294
PMCID : PMC4540711
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