Determinants of participation in colorectal cancer screening among community-dwelling Chinese older people: Testing a comprehensive model using a descriptive correlational study
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AbstractPurpose: The prevalence of colorectal cancer (CRC) among older people is high. Screening for CRC presents a cost-effective secondary prevention and control strategy which results in a significant reduction in mortality. This study aims to describe the prevalence of CRC screening and examine its risk factors among Chinese community-dwelling older people guided by a comprehensive model combining Health Belief Model and Extended Parallel Processing Model.
All Author(s) ListLeung DYP, Wong EML, Chan CWH
Journal nameEuropean Journal of Oncology Nursing
Year2016
Month4
Day1
Volume Number21
PublisherELSEVIER SCI LTD
Pages17 - 23
ISSN1462-3889
eISSN1532-2122
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsChinese; Colorectal cancer screening; Extended parallel processing model; Health belief model; Oncology
Web of Science Subject CategoriesNursing; Oncology

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