A cross sectional survey on breast self examination practice, utilization of breast professional examination, mammography and associated factors in Romagna, Italy.

@article{Ferro1992ACS,
  title={A cross sectional survey on breast self examination practice, utilization of breast professional examination, mammography and associated factors in Romagna, Italy.},
  author={S Ferro and Alessandro Caroli and Oriana Nanni and Annibale Biggeri and Angelo Gambi},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={1992},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={
          98-105
        }
}
In 1988, a cross-sectional survey was carried out in the Romagna region (Italy) to evaluate the association between knowledge of breast pathophysiology and preventive attitudes and screening tests practice for breast cancer. A self-administered questionnaire was distributed to a sample of asymptomatic women aged 20-64 years living in the city of Faenza (Northern Italy). Of the 657 responders, 58% reported that they practiced breast self-examination; 55% had had a professional breast examination… CONTINUE READING

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