Volume 0, Number 13 (12-1995)                   IJN 1995, 0(13): 20-28 | Back to browse issues page

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faghyeh safaii S, Nagaf yarandi A, Hajikazemi E, Kamali P. Investigate scale and ways of doing breast self examination (1993). IJN. 1995; 0 (13) :20-28
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1183-en.html

Abstract:   (4054 Views)
The present research is a field study in order to investigate scale and ways of doing breast self examination (BSE). 270 nurses employed by the medical sciences university’s hospitals related to the Ministry of Health, and Medical Education in city of Tehran are selected and involved in research on the basis of simple random sampling. The data collection tool was a protrayed questionnaire which was supplied by the researcher. The data is presented in statistical diagram and 24 tables. Relative and absolute frequency distribution descriptive Tables, Plus inferal statistics were employed for data analyzing. The results of the research indicated that most units being researched are between age groups of 25-29, married and mostly in fruitfulness age. therefore they had monthly periods and a few of them were pregnant or in past menoposal stage. Accordingly, most of them were uninformed of a mass existance in their breasts or a breast cancer experience in their near relatives. Findings cleared that, there is a meaningfull correlation between factors such as: age, the presence of breast cancer in near relatives and monthly periods , with the score of doing BSE. but, there was a reversed relation between age and score of doing BSE. Meanwhile, there was a direct and positive relation between factors such as: near relatives experienceing breast cancer and monthly periods, with the score of doing BSE. in other words, the samples who had monthly periods or had some experiences of breast cancer in their near relatives, scored more in doing BSE. According to the findings suggestion were made for further researches on other health care areas
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2012/04/21 | Accepted: 2014/01/5 | Published: 2014/01/5

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