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Breast and Cervical Cancer Related Practices of Female Doctors and Nurses Working at a University Hospital in Turkey
- Kabacaoglu, Meryem (Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Department of Public Health-Kayseri) ;
- Oral, Belgin (Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Department of Public Health-Kayseri) ;
- Balci, Elcin (Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Department of Public Health-Kayseri) ;
- Gunay, Osman (Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Department of Public Health-Kayseri)
- Published : 2015.09.02
Background: Breast and cervical cancers are among the most frequent and most fatal cancers in women. Life span of patients may be increased and quality of life improved through early diagnosis and treatment. This investigation was performed in order to determine knowledge and practices of female health personnel working at a university hospital regarding breast and cervical cancers. Materials and Methods: This descriptive investigation was performed in Erciyes University Hospitals in 2014. A total of 524 female health personnel were included in the study. Data were collected through a questionnaire of 36 questions prepared by the researchers. The Chi square test and logistic regression were used for statistical analyses. Results: The mean age of the study group was
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