Evid Based Nurs 6:19 doi:10.1136/ebn.6.1.19
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Review: organisational change and patient directed strategies may increase adult immunisation and cancer screening

Interventions for increasing the use of immunisations, mammography, cervical cytology, or colon cancer screening

Interventions Ranges of adjusted odds ratios (95% CI)*
*Adjusted odds ratios from metaregression analysis. Length of follow up for individual studies was not reported.
Organisational change 2.47 (1.97 to 3.10)  to  17.6 (12.3 to 25.2)
Patient financial incentives 1.82 (1.35 to 2.46)  to  3.42 (2.89 to 4.06)
Patient reminders 1.74 (1.58 to 1.92)  to  2.75 (1.90 to 3.97)
Patient education 1.29 (1.14 to 1.45)  to  1.53 (1.30 to 1.81)
Provider feedback 1.10 (0.93 to 1.31)  to  1.76 (1.44 to 2.15)

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