Determinants of Breast Self-Examination Performance Among Iranian Women: An Application of the Health Belief Model

@article{Noroozi2010DeterminantsOB,
  title={Determinants of Breast Self-Examination Performance Among Iranian Women: An Application of the Health Belief Model},
  author={Azita Noroozi and Tayyebh Jomand and Rahim Tahmasebi},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2010},
  volume={26},
  pages={365-374}
}
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women. Screening behavior rates are low in the world. Therefore, the purpose of the current study was to investigate breast self-examination (BSE) rate and the relationships of Health Belief Model (HBM) constructs for predicting BSE. Path analysis was used to examine both one-way direct and indirect effects of HBM factors on BSE in this population (N = 382). Data were collected by a part of Champion’s HBM Scale (CHBMS) and a self… CONTINUE READING

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