Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2015

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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Knowledge of Self Breast Examination among Women



Address:   Logeshwari. J
Lecturer, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam.
*Corresponding Author’s
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2015.00032.3

ABSTRACT:
Context: The breast plays a significant role in a women’s sexuality (Hemarajpaul,2008). Women’s reaction to any actual or suspected disease may include fear of disfigurement and death. Breast disorders represent a significant health concern to women. Breast self examination is the best diagnostic procedure, women should begin practicing breast self examination. Objective: The present study aimed to assess the knowledge on breast self examination among women residing at Allinayakanpalayam. Method: Descriptive research design was selected for the study. 30 samples selected through convenient sampling technique was used. The data was obtained by using a demographic variables and checklist. Result : Results shows that higher 50% were in the age group of 35 to 50,100 % of them were Hindu religion, 80% of them were in nuclear family ,100% of them were married. Conclusion: Majority 88% had moderate knowledge about breast self examination
KEYWORDS:
women, knowledge, breast self examination.
Cite:
Logeshwari. J. Knowledge of Self Breast Examination among Women. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(4): Oct. - Dec. 2015; Page 355-356.
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