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Unwillingness to participate in colorectal cancer screening: examining fears, attitudes, and medical mistrust in an ethnically diverse sample of adults 50 years and older.

Authors
  • Bynum, Shalanda A1
  • Davis, Jenna L
  • Green, B Lee
  • Katz, Ralph V
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of health promotion : AJHP
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
26
Issue
5
Pages
295–300
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4278/ajhp.110113-QUAN-20
PMID: 22548424
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Findings suggest that CRC health initiatives should focus on increasing knowledge, addressing fears and mistrust, and normalizing CRC screening as a beneficial preventive practice, and should increase focus on older adults.

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