Knowledge, attitude and practice of breast self-examination in a female population of metropolitan São Paulo.

@article{Carelli2008KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitude and practice of breast self-examination in a female population of metropolitan S{\~a}o Paulo.},
  author={Ivo Carelli and Luciano de Melo Pompei and Clarissa Santiago Mattos and Heloisa Garcia Ferreira and Rodrigo Pescuma and C{\'e}sar Fernandes and S{\'e}rgio Peixoto},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={270-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Evaluation of the knowledge, attitude and practice of breast self-examination in different groups of women in São Paulo. METHODS Application of a questionnaire to 392 women divided in four groups. Group one: 101 patients of the National Health Service, Group two: 95 female physicians; Group three: 95 female medical students; and Group four: 101 wives of gynecologists. RESULTS Self-examination was performed by 90.3% of women, Group 1 having the lowest rate, 69.3%. However, proper… CONTINUE READING

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