THE USE OF SCREENING FOR EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF BREAST CANCER IN ANKARA


Somunoglu S., TATAR M.

SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND PERSONALITY, cilt.37, sa.8, ss.1101-1110, 2009 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2224/sbp.2009.37.8.1101
  • Dergi Adı: SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND PERSONALITY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1101-1110

Özet

To explore the status of breast cancer screening in Turkey and analyze the factors affecting the use of screening among women, research was conducted in a teaching hospital in Ankara. Of the research group; 33.2% were < 30 years old, 83.9% were married, 36.6% had university and higher education level. There were statistically significant differences in women's status of doing breast self-examination (BSE) by age, knowledge of how, and the most appropriate time to do BSE; differences in clinical breast examination by age, marital status, employment status, pregnancy status, and having a personal history of breast diseases, and differences in mammography by age, marital status, educational status, employment status, pregnancy status, personal history of breast disease, and close family members with history of breast cancer.