An Effective manual on breast self-examination / Reeta Devi ... [et al.]
Devi, Reeta, Singh, M. Meghachandra, Kumar, Rajesh & Walia, Indarjit. (1998). An Effective manual on breast self-examination / Reeta Devi ... [et al.]. World health forum 1998 ; 19(4) : 388-389 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/56130
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Parsa, P.; Kandiah, M.; Parsa, N. (2011)The purpose of this study was to examine factors related to breast self-examination [BSE] among teachers in Selangor, Malaysia. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 425 female teachers in 20 randomly selected secondary schools. A self-administered questionnaire based on the health belief model was used, including sociodemographic background and knowledge, beliefs and practices about breast cancer and BSE. Only 19% of the women performed BSE on a regular basis. Higher knowledge about breast cancer, greater confidence in performing BSE and ...
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