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Title: Demographic associations with stage of readiness to screen for colorectal cancer
Authors: Duncan, Amy
Wilson, Carlene
Cole, Stephen Russell
Mikocka-Walus, Antonina
Turnbull, Deborah
Young, Graeme Paul
Keywords: Public health
Colorectal cancer
Screening tests
Faecal Occult Blood Test
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Australian Health Promotion Association
Citation: Duncan, A., Wilson, C., Cole, S.R., Mikocka-Walus, A., Turnbull, D., & Young, G.P., 2009. Demographic associations with stage of readiness to screen for colorectal cancer. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 20(1), 7-12.
Abstract: Objective: To describe the distribution of a population in southern urban Adelaide in terms of readiness to screen for colorectal cancer (CRC) by Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) or colonoscopy according to the stages in the Transtheoretical Model (TTM) of behaviour change and to compare the stages according to demographic variables. Methods: A random sample of 664 South Australians aged 50 to 74 were surveyed in June 2006. Chi-squared analyses were performed to determine if statistically significant differences on demographic variables existed between participants at different stages of readiness to screen.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/26112
ISSN: 1036-1073
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