Study: Low-income women less likely to get breast cancer screening

10/7/2005 | MSNBC

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of more than 250,000 women in 35 metropolitan areas found that low-income women in the U.S. are less likely to receive breast cancer screenings than more affluent women and low-income women in affluent areas are even less likely to receive the screenings than those living in less affluent areas. The study also found that women without a high school education, women without health insurance and unmarried women had lower screening rates.

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