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Health Beliefs and Breast Self-Examination among Undergraduate Female Students in Public Universities in Klang Valley, Malaysia
- Akhtari-Zavare, Mehrnoosh (Cancer Resource & Education Center, Universiti Putra Malaysia) ;
- Juni, Muhamad Hanafiah (Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine & Health Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia) ;
- Ismail, Irmi Zarina (Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia) ;
- Md Said, Salmiah (Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine & Health Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia) ;
- Latiff, Latiffah A (Cancer Resource & Education Center, Universiti Putra Malaysia)
- Published : 2015.05.18
Background: Breast cancer is the most frequently occurring cancer in women and the most common cause of cancer death worldwide. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out among 792 female undergraduate students in public universities in Klang Valley, Malaysia, from January to April 2011. Data were collected using a validated questionnaire developed for this study. Results: The mean age of respondents was
Breast cancer;breast self-examination;breast cancer beliefs;students;Malaysia
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