Survey of Believe Perceived in Women with Positive Family History of Breast Cancer and Its Prevention Methods

Hashemian, Masoumeh and Hydarnia, Alireza and Aminshokravi, Farkhondeh and Lamieian, Meynoor and Hassanpour, Kazem and Akaberi, Arash (2013) Survey of Believe Perceived in Women with Positive Family History of Breast Cancer and Its Prevention Methods. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 15 (35). pp. 17-24.

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Introduction: Risk of breast cancer in women with a family history of this disease is higher than women without familial history of breast cancer, therefore believe of higher risk factor in this women can increase their motivation in order to prevent behavior of breast cancer. The aim of this study was to determine believe perceived of this women and its effect on preventive behavior of breast cancer. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 143 women with family history of breast cancer in Sabzevar city in 2012. Sampling was on target and data collected through a self made researcher questionnaire which its validity were measured with validity content and its reliability with Cronbach's alpha test (0.71, 0.81). The questionnaire was completed by interview. Minimum and maximum scores for knowledge were respectively 0 and 19, and for believe perceived were respectively 17 and 51. Scores range was converted from 0-100. Data were analyzed using SPSS software version 15, logistic regression and Spearman correlation tests. P value less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant. Results: Mean age of women in this study was 32.8±9.5 and mean score of their knowledge was 41.77±15.30 and mean score of believe perceived was 57.80±11.30. There were no significant correlation between the mean score of knowledge and believe perceived (R=0.03, p=0.650). The odds ratio of mammography increases with increasing one score in awareness and one year in age (1.035 and 1.037 fold, respectively). Conclusion: Contrary to the expectations of health care providers, believe perceived in women with a family history of breast cancer was low according to being at risk of this disease.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WO Surgery
WP Gynecology
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 15:23
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 15:23

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