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Prostate Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes and Screening Practices among Men in Western Jamaica

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.168
Pages: 
67–77
Synopsis: 
This study has identified several sociodemographic and health-seeking behavioural factors associated with prostate cancer screening among men in Jamaica. This information can be used to design interventions to increase prostate cancer screening and decrease prostate cancer morbidity and mortality.

ABSTRACT

Background: African-Caribbean men, particularly Jamaican men, have one of the highest incidences of prostate cancer in the world. This cross-sectional study was conducted to investigate knowledge, attitudes, practices and factors associated with prostate cancer screening among men in western Jamaica.

Revised: 
08 Oct, 2014
Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 06 May, 2015
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