Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of nursing and midwifery students regarding breast self-examination in Turkey.

@article{Memi2009KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of nursing and midwifery students regarding breast self-examination in Turkey.},
  author={Sakine Memiş and Nevin Akdolun Balkaya and Fatma Demirkiran},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={2009},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={
          E39-46
        }
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To investigate knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of nursing and midwifery students regarding breast self-examination (BSE). DESIGN Descriptive, cross-sectional. SETTING Aydin School of Health at Adnan Menderes University in Aydin, Turkey. SAMPLE 244 female students of nursing and midwifery. METHODS Data were collected with a questionnaire. MAIN RESEARCH VARIABLES BSE-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. FINDINGS More than half of the study participants… CONTINUE READING
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