Accession Number : ADA335126
Title : Determinants of African-American Women's Participation in Breast Cancer Prevention Research
Descriptive Note : Final rept 1 Aug 94-31 Jul 97
Corporate Author : HARBOR-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER TORRANCE CARESEARCH AND EDUCATION INST
Personal Author(s) : Lillington, Linda
PDF Url : ADA335126
Report Date : SEP 1997
Pagination or Media Count : 85
Abstract : The purpose of this research was to identify factors influencing African-American women's (AAW) decisions to participate in breast cancer prevention research (BCPR). The theoretical basis included the Health Belief Model (HBM), Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) and the Transtheoretical Model (stage of behavior change). A combined qualitative (focus groups) and quantitative (mail survey) approach - was used.
Descriptors : *BEHAVIOR, *AFRICAN AMERICANS, *BREAST CANCER, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), SURVEYS, WOMEN, PREVENTION, POSTAL SERVICE, COOPERATION.
Subject Categories : Psychology
Medicine and Medical Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE