Diet-Related Colorectal Cancer Prevention Beliefs and Dietary Intakes in an Urban Minority Population.

Auteur(s) :
Basch CH., Zaharek-Girgasky MM., Wolf RL., Zybert P., Basch CE.
Date :
Août, 2015
Source(s) :
Journal of community health. #40:4 p680-5
Adresse :
Department of Health and Natural Sciences, Goodwin College, East Hartford, CT, USA.

Sommaire de l'article

In the United States, colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third leading cause of cancer-related death and third most commonly diagnosed cancer among adults. This study is the first to examine the relationship between diet-related beliefs for colorectal cancer prevention and dietary intake among an urban, predominantly Black population (n = 169). More than two-thirds reported diet-related CRC prevention beliefs. Those with diet-related CRC prevention beliefs had healthier intakes for dietary fiber (p = .005), fruit, vegetable, bean (p = .027), red meat (p = .032), vitamin C (p = .039), and cholesterol (p = .045). Most people may already have diet-related CRC prevention beliefs and having them is associated with a more healthful dietary intake.

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