To Assess the Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Non-Working Women in Selected Area Wardha
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017

To Assess the Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Non-Working Women in Selected Area Wardha

Komal B. Ekare, Manjusha Mahakalkar

To Assess The Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer Among Non-Working Women In Selected Area Wardha Ms. Komal B. Ekare1, Ms.Manjusha Mahakalkar2 1M.Sc. Nursing, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India. 2lecturer, Department of the, Obstetric & Gynecological Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Sawangi (Meghe)Wardha, Maharashtra, India. Background Cancer as a disease process reminds us often unexpectedly of our mortality. It frequently compromises our patient's vitality. It is also a burden emotionally and physically on family, friends, significant others, community, and other social resources. 1 Objectives To assess the knowledge regarding breast cancer among non-working women in a selected area of Wardha. To find out the association between knowledge of non-working women with selected demographic variables. Methods and Materials The study was a descriptive study design. Population for the study was non-working Women in selected area of Wardha. The sample consists of 100 non-working Women. Inclusion criteria Non-working women available at the time of study. Non-working Women who all are willing to participate in the study. Non-working Women who can understand and able to speak Marathi or Hindi. Exclusion criteria Non-working women who had already attended health programme on the same topic. In this study, the sampling technique used was non-probability convenient sampling. The reliability of questionnaire was done by Guttman Split Half Coefficient. Results The knowledge score 7 (7%) of non-working Women were having poor level of knowledge score, 37(37%) of non-working Women were having average level of knowledge score, 49(49%) of non-working Women were having good level of knowledge score, and only 7(7%) had excellent level of knowledge score. The minimum score was 3 and the maximum score was 16, the mean score was 10.87 ? 3.386 with a mean percentage score of 54.37.

Keywords: breast cancer, non-working Women

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017

Pages: 478 - 479

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Komal B. Ekare, Manjusha Mahakalkar, "To Assess the Knowledge Regarding Breast Cancer among Non-Working Women in Selected Area Wardha", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20176560, Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017, 478 - 479

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