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Correlation Study of Knowledge and Behavior Regarding Breast Care among Female Undergraduate Students in China
- Liu, Meng-Xue (School of Public Health, Wannan Medical College) ;
- Li, Jian (Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine) ;
- Geng, Yun-Long (Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine) ;
- Wang, Yan-Chun (School of Public Health, Wannan Medical College) ;
- Li, Jie (School of Public Health, Wannan Medical College) ;
- Chen, Yu-Juan (School of Public Health, Wannan Medical College) ;
- Ali, Gholam (Heart and Vascular Institute, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine) ;
- Tarver, Siobhan L. (Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine) ;
- Wen, Yu-Feng (School of Public Health, Wannan Medical College) ;
- Sun, Wen-Jie (Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine)
- Published : 2015.01.22
Background: This study aimed to understand the relationship between knowledge level and behavior on breast care in Chinese students, so as to provide strategies for improving the health education of breast care and subsequently for aiding in breast cancer prevention. Materials and Methods: A self-designed questionnaire was used to evaluate breast care knowledge level and characterize related behavior. Correlation analysis was conducted for the knowledge level and behavior. The study was carried out using 597 female undergraduate students in medical and non-medical colleges in Wuhu, China. Results: The average score of breast care knowledge was
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