Volume 5, Issue 4 (March 2019)                   J Educ Community Health 2019, 5(4): 32-38 | Back to browse issues page

XML Persian Abstract Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Hoseini Z S, tavakoli ghouchani H, Mohaddes Hakak H, Lashkardoost H, Khankolabi M, Mehri A et al . The Relationship between Awareness and Perceived Self-Efficacy with Breast Cancer Prevention Behaviors in Women in Neyshabur. J Educ Community Health. 2019; 5 (4) :32-38
URL: http://jech.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-526-en.html
1- Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Public Health, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnord, Iran.
2- Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Public Health, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnord, Iran. , tavakoli_44@yahoo.com
3- Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran.
4- Department of Health Education, School of Public Health, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran.
5- Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnourd, Iran.
Abstract:   (398 Views)
Background and Objectives: breast cancer is currently one of the main causes of women's deaths in the world.having a healthy lifestyle and performing screening tests has an effective role in reducing the mortality and morbiding of the deseas. The aim of this study was to determine awareness and perceined self- efficacy of women in relation to preventive behaviors of breast cancer.
Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on 248 women aged 30-69 years old who referred to Neyshabur Health Services Centers by cluster sampling. Data were collected by researcher-made questionnaire after validation and reliability by self-report method. Subsequently, using descriptive statistics, correlation and regression tests were used in SPSS software 19.
Results: The mean score of women's  awareness was 7.49 ± 1.88 from the total of 7 points and self efficacy was 15.88 ± 2.61 for the total score of 20 points. There was a significant positive correlation between the mean awareness and perceived efficiency of women in the women. Linear regression Showed that self-efficacy (p = 0.006, β = 0.209) and awareness (p = 0.025, β = 0.184) significantly predicted the preventive behaviors of breast cancer.
Conclusion: education and promotion of women's awareness and recommending different screening methods as preventive measures along with intervention to increase their self- efficacy can be effective in preventing breast cancer.
     
Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Cancer Prevention
Received: 2018/06/17 | Accepted: 2018/09/3

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:
CAPTCHA code

Send email to the article author


© 2019 All Rights Reserved | J Educ Community Health

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb