BMC WOMENS HEALTH, vol.14, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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BMC WOMENS HEALTH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
Breast neoplasms, Screening, Prevention, Risk, Perception, FAMILY-HISTORY, PERCEIVED RISK, ABSOLUTE RISK, TASK-FORCE, GAIL MODEL, CHEMOPREVENTION, METAANALYSIS, KNOWLEDGE, TURKEY, AGE
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background: As the risks and benefits of early detection and primary prevention strategies for breast cancer are beginning to be quantified, the risk perception of women has become increasingly important as may affect their screening behaviors. This study evaluated the women's breast cancer risk perception and their accuracy, and determined the factors that can affect their risk perception accuracy.