Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Research Article Volume 3 Issue 12

Awareness of Girls Regarding Brest Self-Examination in Wad Babi Secondary School July 2016

Eman Ahmed Saad Mohmed1*, Nosyba Mohmed2 and Ryan Abd Ehbagi2

1Pediatric Department, Nursing Faculty, Sudan International University, Sudan
2Nursing Faculty, Sudan International University, Sudan

*Corresponding Author: Eman Ahmed Saad Mohmed, Pediatric Department, Nursing Faculty, Sudan International University, Sudan.

Received: September 30, 2020; Published: November , 2020

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Abstract

  Breast cancer is the most common malignancy affecting women and second cause of cancer death in the world, with more than one million cases occurring worldwide annually. The chance of a woman having invasive breast cancer some time during her life is about 1 in 8. The chance of dying from breast cancer is about 1 in 35. According to latest WHO data published in May 2014, breast cancer deaths in Sudan reached 1,814 or 0.70% of total deaths. The age adjusted death rate is 16.48 per 100.000 of population ranks Sudan 87 in the world. This study aimed to assess the secondary school girl's knowledge regarding breast self-examination in Wad Babi secondary school girls. The study was descriptive cross-sectional school based. A total of 75 students in wad Babi secondary school girls in July 2016 using questionnaire. About 14.7% didn’t hear about breast self-examination and 37.3% saw that five days after menstruation is the best time to do breast self-examination. About 84% of students didn’t know how to examine their breast by themselves. Pre-post-education intervention studies need to be conducted to evaluate the intervention outcomes related to breast self-examination knowledge among secondary school girls.

Keywords: Awareness; Girls; Brest Self-Examination; Secondary School

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Citation

Citation: Eman Ahmed Saad Mohmed., et al. "Awareness of Girls Regarding Brest Self-Examination in Wad Babi Secondary School July 2016". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.12 (2020): 09-12.




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