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