Thesis / Dissertation

The role of health behaviours in colorectal cancer risk and screening uptake

Kanlaya Jongcherdchootrakul, Mark Jenkins (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

Background The burden of colorectal cancer is high in developed countries and is now increasing in developing countries. Socioeconomic disparities in colorectal cancer incidence and screening uptake are global issues. Identifying the mediator of the association between socioeconomic status and colorectal cancer will guide appropriate public health interventions to reduce the burden of colorectal cancer. The aims of this thesis were to estimate the associations between socioeconomic status and colorectal cancer outcomes and identify mediators of the associations. Methods To demonstrate the current stage of knowledge, systematic reviews and meta-analyses were conducted to estimate the assoc..

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