How equitable are colorectal cancer screening programs which include FOBTs? A review of qualitative and quantitative studies

Javanparast, Sara and Ward, Paul and Young, Graeme and Wilson, Carlene and Carter, Stacy and Misan, Gary and Cole, Stephen and Jiwa, Moyez and Tsourtos, George and Martini, Angelita and Gill, Tiffany and Baratiny, Genevieve and Ah Matt, Michelle (2010) How equitable are colorectal cancer screening programs which include FOBTs? A review of qualitative and quantitative studies. Preventive Medicine, 50 (4). pp. 165-172. ISSN 0091-7435

Abstract

To review published literature on the equity of participation in colorectal cancer screening amongst different population subgroups, in addition to identifying factors identified as barriers and facilitators to equitable screening. Studies were included in the review if they included FOBT as at least one of the screening tests.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Current - Institute for Agriculture and the Environment
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2016 07:04
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2017 06:01
Uncontrolled Keywords: colorectal cancer; screening; equity; participation
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111716 Preventive Medicine
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111706 Epidemiology
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920206 Health Inequalities
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2010.02.003
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/28603

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