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Factors associated with participation in colorectal cancer screening in Australia: Results from the 45 and Up Study cohort

He, Emily; Lew, Jie-Bin; Egger, Sam; Banks, Emily; Ward, Robyn L; Beral, Valerie; Canfell, Karen


The Australian Government's National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) was introduced in 2006 to provide free home-based immunochemical faecal occult blood test (iFOBT) to eligible Australians turning 55 and 65years in that year. With the gradual inclusion of additional age cohorts, the rollout of the NBCSP is being implemented in the context of a degree of opportunistic or de facto screening. This study investigated factors associated with self-reported ever-uptake of the NBCSP and of any...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-11-03
Type: Journal article
Source: Preventive medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.10.032


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