Educating Hispanic women about breast cancer prevention: evaluation of a home-based promotora-led intervention.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of women's health (2002), Volume 19, Issue 11, p.2049-56 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adult, Aged, Breast Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Health Promotion, Hispanic Americans, Humans, Mammography, Middle Aged, Program Evaluation, Public Health Sciences Division, Questionnaires, Washington

Abstract:

Trained community health promoters (i.e., promotoras) conducted home-based group educational interventions (home health parties) to educate Hispanic women from the Lower Yakima Valley of Washington state about breast cancer and mammography screening.