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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 5, Issue 5, Part B (2019)

A descriptive study to assess the knowledge of breast cancer and breast self-examination among women of rural community in Trilokpur district Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh with a view to develop information booklet

Author(s)
Renu Bala, Chhering, Dibya, Divya, Isha, Jaspreet kaur, Jyoti kumari, Jyoti kumari, Kajal and Kamini Narnol
Abstract
Objectives:
1. To assess the knowledge of Breast Cancer and breast self-examination among women of rural community in Trilokpur district Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh
2. To determine the association of the knowledge of Breast Cancer and breast self-examination with their demographic variables among women of rural community in Trilokpur district Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh
3. To develop and provide information booklet regarding breast cancer and breast self-examination among women of rural community in Trilokpur district Sirmour Himachal Pradesh.
Methodology: A quantitative study by using descriptive design was used, a sample size of 50 women were selected by using convenient sampling technique, Semi structured questionnaire were used to assess the level of knowledge among women on breast cancer and breast self-examination with a view to develop information booklet was provided.
Result: The study revealed that among 50 women, had below average level of knowledge 0 (0%), had average level of knowledge 41(82%), and had good level of knowledge 9 (18%).
Pages: 49-51  |  94 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Renu Bala, Chhering, Dibya, Divya, Isha, Jaspreet kaur, Jyoti kumari, Jyoti kumari, Kajal and Kamini Narnol. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge of breast cancer and breast self-examination among women of rural community in Trilokpur district Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh with a view to develop information booklet. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(5): 49-51.
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