Estimating time and travel costs incurred in clinic based screening: flexible sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer

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Authors

  • E Frew
  • J L Wolstenholme
  • W Atkin
  • D K Whynes
  • Emma Frew

External organisations

  • University of Nottingham

Abstract

To identify the characteristics of mode of travel to screening clinics; to estimate the time and travel costs incurred in attending; to investigate whether such costs are likely to bias screening compliance.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-23
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Medical Screening
Volume6
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Keywords

  • Aged, Colorectal Neoplasms, Costs and Cost Analysis, Female, Great Britain, Humans, Male, Mass Screening, Middle Aged, Sigmoidoscopy, Socioeconomic Factors, Time Factors, Transportation of Patients