The Relationship between Risk Levels of Breast Cancer and Use of Early Diagnosis and Screening Services in Healthcare Workers in Turkey


AÇIKGÖZ A., YÖRÜK S., TÜRKMEN H., ERGÖR G.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.49, no.7, pp.1289-1297, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.18502/ijph.v49i7.3582
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.1289-1297
  • Keywords: Healthcare workers, Breast cancer, Mammography, Breast cancer screening, Breast self-examination, NIGHT-SHIFT WORK, CERVICAL-CANCER, NURSES WORKING, KNOWLEDGE, BEHAVIOR, PERCEPTION, MORTALITY, ATTITUDE, WOMEN
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: This study aimed to determine the factors affecting early diagnosis and screening behaviors of healthcare workers concerning breast cancer and the breast cancer risk levels using the risk identification model and to evaluate the relationship between breast cancer risk levels and early diagnosis and screening behaviors.