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Breast Cancer Screening Practices and Correlates Among American Indian and Alaska Native Women in California, 2003 (Women's Health Issues)

March 1, 2010

CHIS Journal Article

Authors: Jan M. Eberth, et al

Breast cancer incidence and mortality have been increasing among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women, and their survival rate is the lowest of all racial/ethnic groups. Nevertheless, knowledge of AI/AN women's breast cancer screening practices and their correlates is limited. Using the 2003 California Health Interview Survey, the authors compared the breast cancer screening practices of AI/AN women to other groups and explored the association of several factors known or thought to influence AI/AN women's breast cancer screening practices. Authors noted significant differences in breast cancer scre

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