Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Correlates of colorectal cancer testing in Massachusetts men and womenP Brawarsky
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Health Survey Program, Sixth Floor, 250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Prev Med 36:659-68. 2003..Although CRC screening can reduce CRC mortality, it is underutilized. We examined the association between personal and health care characteristics and CRC testing, defined as being current on any test that meets CRC screening guidelines...
- Effect of physician recommendation and patient adherence on rates of colorectal cancer testingP Brawarsky
Bureau of Health Statistics, Research and Epidemiology, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, USA
Cancer Detect Prev 28:260-8. 2004..Research is needed to understand differences in recommendation and adherence. Greater encouragement and follow-through may be needed for groups less likely to adhere...
- Pre-pregnancy and pregnancy-related factors and the risk of excessive or inadequate gestational weight gainP Brawarsky
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, USA
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:125-31. 2005..The objective was to quantify the effect of pre-pregnancy factors, pregnancy-related health conditions, and modifiable pregnancy factors on the risks of inadequate and excessive gestational weight gain...