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Research Paper | Nursing | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017
The Breast Self-Examination (BSE) Behaviour among Balinese Women of Reproductive Age
Abstract: Breast cancer is a disease that commonly found in women worldwide. Early detection of breast cancer is breast self-examination. Objective of study to find the effect of promotion on breast cancer for conduct breast self-examination in women of reproductive age. The research conducted at Kesiman Petilan Village on Denpasar and Medahan Village at Gianyar on August dan September 2016. The research population were all women of reproductive age in Kesiman Petilan village and Medahan Village, the samples were taken by multi-stage random sampling in each village. The research's design is Quasi-experiments with the design non-equivalent pre-test post-test control group design. The instrument to collect the data used questionnaires and checklists. The statistics test that used was paired t-test (pre-test post-test) and independent t-test (control treated). Results of study noted that the knowledge, attitude, and practices of women of reproductive age after being given a promotion acquire average to a higher score than before got the promotion (p-value 0.00). Conclusions There are significant differences in the behaviour of breast self-examination in the control and treatment group. It is recommended that the promotion program to women of reproductive age encouraged the implementation so the incidence of breast cancer can be detected as early as possible.
Keywords: promotion, breast cancer, attitude, breast self-examination
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017,
Pages: 1818 - 1822