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Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Very low-income women continue to have unmet needs for Pap smears and mammograms, even though a large proportion have seen a physician within the year
Jan 1, 2002
Screening with normal PSA results is accompanied by a minimally to moderate deterioration of HRQOL in some subjects.
Assesses pastor-level factors that affect the successful recruitment and implementation of community-based health promotion programs in Black churches
To develop a screening system for Michigan's MI Choice publicly funded home- and community-based services programs.
Providing gynecologic care at the same site as primary HIV care would likely improve delivery of needed gynecologic care for women.
Jan 1, 2001
The CIDI-SF provided useful information about general mental health but was less accurate for providing disorder-specific diagnoses than anticipated.
The impact of systematic false-negative test results on mortality reduction and on programme sensitivity of annual faecal occult blood testing
Trials of cancer screening are designed to give an answer to the question of whether screening is effective in reducing cancer mortality.
Most large prostate cancers with high serum PSA levels were effectively detected in a prevalence screen.
Older women have the highest breast cancer rates but are underscreened relative to their risk.
Strategies for intervention include broader screening, immunization, and treatment interventions with this high-risk group.
Dec 31, 2000
Comparison of the ROST and the CAGE Alcohol Screening Instruments in Young Adults
Issue of access to health care and the goals of universal health insurance.
Jan 1, 2000
There is room for improvement in rates of chlamydia screening in sexually active females aged 15 to 25 years.
This study assessed the effectiveness of telephone counseling in a church-based mammography promotion intervention trial.
In this study, the authors recruit African American, Latino, and white churches and women members (age 50 to 80) for a randomized church-based trial of mammography promotion in Los Angeles County.
Repeat annual screening could be targeted to outpatients with borderline scores, and less frequent screening for those with low risk scores.
On older women who could benefit from mammography screening at the most reasonable costs, and their differences in preferences for health outcomes.
The induced savings by endoscopic colorectal cancer screening compensate for the costs.
Compared the ARPS to a CS among 22 persons aged 65 and older who reported consuming at least one drink of alcohol in the previous 12 months.