Attitudes and health beliefs associated with breast cancer screening behaviors among Turkish women.

@article{Grsoy2011AttitudesAH,
  title={Attitudes and health beliefs associated with breast cancer screening behaviors among Turkish women.},
  author={Ayla Akkaş G{\"u}rsoy and Havva Karadeniz Mumcu and Kiymet Yeşilçiçek Çalik and Hacer Kobya Bulut and Nesrin Nural and I Lknur Kahriman and Sevilay Hintistan and Hacer Erd{\"o}l and Çağla Yiğitbaş and Fatma Yilmaz},
  journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={368-75}
}
PROBLEM This research was undertaken to determine the attitudes and health beliefs of a sample of Turkish women about breast self-examination (BSE), clinical breast examination, and mammography. DESIGN Data were collected by means of a researcher-designed questionnaire and the Champion Health Belief Model Scale. A total of 1,342 women participated in this study. RESULTS It was found that 10.1% of the women practiced BSE once a month, 19.8% of the women had had a clinical breast examination… CONTINUE READING
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