• Journal Article

Enhancing adherence to referral advice given at blood cholesterol screenings: impact on participant follow-up and physician behavior

Citation

Lefebvre, R., Banspach, S. W., Gans, K. M., Carleton, R. A., & Lasater, T. M. (1991). Enhancing adherence to referral advice given at blood cholesterol screenings: impact on participant follow-up and physician behavior. Health Education Research, 6(4), 405-413.

Abstract

Adherence to referral recommendations given to participants at blood cholesterol screening programs is a critical aspect of these efforts to help detect and control high blood cholesterol in the US adult population. In this study, 386 participants who had received two consecutive blood cholesterol measurements above 240 mg/dl (6.21 mmol/l) were interviewed by telephone 3 months after their second measurement (May 1