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Women who decline breast screening.
  1. U Maclean,
  2. D Sinfield,
  3. S Klein,
  4. B Harnden

    Abstract

    The health related behaviour and attitudes of a random sample of 125 women aged 45-64 who declined to accept an invitation to attend a breast screening clinic are described. The women differed from attenders in their socioeconomic class and in their customary use of measures to promote health. They were basically unsympathetic towards the idea of screening and the invitation had caused them considerable anxiety. Policy implications are raised.

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