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
Cite this article:
Logeshwari. J. Knowledge of Self Breast Examination among Women. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(4): Oct. - Dec. 2015; Page 355-356. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2015.00032.3
Logeshwari. J. Knowledge of Self Breast Examination among Women. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(4): Oct. - Dec. 2015; Page 355-356. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2015.00032.3 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2015-3-4-12