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Turkish Social Attitudes towards to Cancer Prevention: a Health Belief Model Study
- Tasci-Duran, Emel (Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing Department, Health Sciences Faculty, Suleyman Demirel Universty) ;
- Koc, Sukran (Midwifery Department, Health Sciences Faculty, Suleyman Demirel Universty) ;
- Korkmaz, Medet (Medical Nursing Department, Health Sciences Faculty, Sanko University)
- Published : 2014.10.11
This research was planned to reveal society's attitude towards cancer and early diagnosis using the health belief model. This study was planned as descriptive research in Isparta. A random sample of n=256 individuals of both genders was recruited at the largest shopping center. As a means of collection tool, a survey consisted of two forms, the first designed for sociodemographic information and the second covering 29 questions suitable for the content of Health Belief Model. Of the participants, 66.8% were female and 33.2% were male, and the average age was
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