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Promoting Breast Cancer Screening in Rural, African American Communities: The Science and Art of Community Health Promotion.

Author: Altpeter, Mary; Earp, Jo-Anne L.; Shopler, Janice H.
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Date 5/1/98
Type Journal
Journal Title: Health-&-Social-Work
Volume/Pages 23(2) p. 104-15
Subject Matter African American
Abstract Social ecological theory, social-work community organization models, and health-promotion models are brought together to address ways to generate change at the individual and policy levels, and to provide guidance for community health-promotionprograms. An eight-year cancer-prevention project is presented as a case study.