Sexual Violence against Mastectomy Women Improved from Breast Cancer

Khanbabaei Gol, Mehdi and Mobaraki-Asl, Noushin and Ghavami, Zahra and Zharfi, Mahsa and Mehdinavaz Aghdam, Abdolreza (2019) Sexual Violence against Mastectomy Women Improved from Breast Cancer. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 22 (5). pp. 52-60.

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Introduction: Since sexual violence is not known in Iranian society, undesirable consequences of this type of violence are also unclear. Therefore, this study was performed with aim to investigate the prevalence of sexual violence in women with improved breast cancer mastectomy. Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed on 320 women with improved breast cancer breast cancer mastectomy in educational hospitals of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in 2018. Sexual violence of women with breast cancer was assessed by Sexual Violence Questionnaire. Data were analyzed with SPSS software (version 22) and descriptive statistical methods and Kolmogorov-Smirnov, linear regression and Spearman tests. P <0.05 was considered statistically significant. Results: Mean of sexual violence was 51.35 ± 9.53 and in level of "average sexual violence". Among sexual violence areas, the area of "wife's contempt during sexual intercourse" with score of 14.11 ± 1.03 had obtained the highest score. Sexual violence had correlation with age (P=0.003), history of cancer recovery (P=0.049), patient’s education (P=0.013) and her husband education (P=0.001) and patient’s general health status (P=0.001). Conclusion: Sexual violence is moderate in women with breast cancer after mastectomy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Breast Cancer,Mastectomy,Sexual Violence
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2019 06:59
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 06:59

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