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Cancer screening among migrants in an Australian cohort; cross-sectional analyses from the 45 and Up Study

Weber, Marianne F; Banks, Emily; Smith, David P; O'Connell, Dianne; Sitas, Freddy

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BACKGROUND: Limited evidence suggests that people from non-English speaking backgrounds in Australia have lower than average rates of participation in cancer screening programs. The objective of this study was to examine the distribution of bowel, breast and prostate cancer test use by place of birth and years since migration in a large population-based cohort study in Australia. METHODS: In 2006, screening status, country of birth and other demographic and health related factors were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-06-15
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/1085
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/1085
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-9-144

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