Mammography use in relation to comorbidities and functional limitations among older breast cancer survivors

AbstractPurposeWe sought to examine associations of mammography utilization with comorbidities and functional limitations in older breast cancer survivors.MethodsFemale breast cancer survivors (N = 1064) identified in the 2016 and 2018 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) who were aged ≥ 65 years were included for this study. Mammography use, major comorbidities (diabetes mellitus, myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary di sease, arthritis, chronic kidney disease, depression, and malignancy other than breast cancer), functional limitations (impairment of vision, audition, cognition, and mobility), and other covariates were measured by self-report. We used multivariable logistic regression models to calculate adjusted odds ratios (aOR) of comorbidities and functional limitations. Subgroup analyses were conducted by age (65–74 vs. ≥ 75 years) and survival time (
Source: Journal of Cancer Survivorship - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research

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