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CARES-HCV: Promoting Concurrent Hepatitis C Virus Screening and Colorectal Cancer Screening Uptake Among Diverse Baby Boomers
The purpose of the study is to examine the efficacy of educational materials to promote hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening and colorectal cancer (CRC) screening uptake among adults born between 1945-1965.
Specific Aim #1. Examine intervention effects on HCV and CRC knowledge, health beliefs, and screening intentions 1 week post-intervention among 80 diverse Baby Boomers. Specific Aim #2. Evaluate post-intervention uptake rates for CRC screening, HCV screening, and both behaviors concurrently at 6 months follow-up and examine predictors of uptake. Specific Aim #3. Explore the resource utilization and costs of the CARES-HCV intervention to promote HCV and CRC screening behaviors.