Breast cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer in Ethiopia of all female cancers. It is considered to be a progressive disease with a poor prognosis if detected late. Breast self-examination is an important prevention method of breast cancer. This study was aimed at assessing practice and associated factors of breast self-examination BSE among female Debre Berhan University students in Ethiopia. A cross-sectional study was conducted in among using self-administrated questionnaire. Multistage sampling technique was used to select the study participants.
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Ephraim, William K. Breast cancer remains a serious public health problem globally. It is particularly increasing among adolescents and premenopausal women. Breast self-examination BSE is the most effective and feasible means of detecting breast cancer early in developing countries. This study aimed at evaluating and comparing knowledge of BSE among secondary and tertiary school students and at revealing their attitudes and practices about BSE.
Knowledge, attitude, and practice of breast Cancer among nurses in hospitals in Asmara, Eritrea
In most resource constrained settings like Nigeria, breast self-examination self-breast examination BSE is culturally acceptable, religious friendly and attracts no cost. Women's knowledge and beliefs about breast cancer and its management may contribute significantly to medical help-seeking behaviours. This study aimed to assess knowledge and beliefs of BSE among market women. A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted among market women in Ibadan, Nigeria.
Jump to navigation. Brief Description: A Knowledge, Attitude and Practices KAP survey is a quantitative method predefined questions formatted in standardized questionnaires that provides access to quantitative and qualitative information. KAP surveys reveal misconceptions or misunderstandings that may represent obstacles to the activities that we would like to implement and potential barriers to behavior change. In other words, the KAP survey reveals what was said, but there may be considerable gaps between what is said and what is done.