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Population characteristics related to colorectal cancer testing in New South Wales, Australia: results from the 45 and Up Study cohort

Weber, Marianne F; Banks, Emily; Ward, Robyn; Sitas, Freddy


Objective: To compare the characteristics of people who utilize colorectal cancer screening tests with those who do not. Setting: Self-reported questionnaire data from 15,900 women and 14,953 men aged 50 or over who had never had colorectal cancer were taken from the 45 and Up Study cohort in Australia in 2006. Methods: A cross-sectional analysis of colorectal cancer test behaviour within the last five years by faecal occult blood test (FOBT), or by any test (FOBT, sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy)...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Medical Screening
DOI: 10.1258/jms.2008.008050


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