Background: This pilot investigation describes the impact of culturally, linguistically, and literacy relevant cancer information in terms of knowledge, satisfaction, comfort level, and intentional and actual breast/cervical cancer screening practices among Hispanic migrant and seasonal farmworker women. METHODS; Study phases were: 1) formative research; 2) instrument development and pretesting; and 3) pilot evaluation among 65 women using a one-group pretest-posttest design.
Results: Participants' reactions to the intervention were highly favorable. While an increase in knowledge (p < 0.001) was observed, no change in comfort was noted. Ninety-seven percent stated that they would be willing to miss a day of work (intent) to get a health check-up.
Conclusion: Educational tools that are culturally, linguistically, and low-literacy can be promising interventions to promote awareness about breast and cervical cancer screening.