Prostate cancer awareness, knowledge, and screening practices among older men in Oyo State, Nigeria.

@article{Oladimeji2009ProstateCA,
  title={Prostate cancer awareness, knowledge, and screening practices among older men in Oyo State, Nigeria.},
  author={Oladepo Oladimeji and Yusuf Oyindamola Bidemi and John-Akinola Yetunde Olufisayo and Arulogun Oyedunni Sola},
  journal={International quarterly of community health education},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={271-86}
}
Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer among Nigerian men. This study assessed the knowledge, awareness, and screening practices among older men regarding prostate cancer in Oyo State, Nigeria. A cross-sectional study used a multi-stage sampling technique to select 561 adult males. A semi-structured questionnaire was used. Respondents' median age is 60.0 years. Prostate cancer awareness was high [449 (80.0%)]. The overall mean knowledge of prostate cancer causation, treatment, and… CONTINUE READING
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