Comparison of the Levels of Fear and Perceived Social Support Among the Women Having and Not Having Mammography


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ÇINAR İ. Ö. , TUZCU A.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.42, no.3, pp.306-311, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2020.65031
  • Journal Name: ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.306-311
  • Keywords: Mammography, perceived social support, breast cancer fear, primary health care, BREAST-CANCER, MIGRANT WOMEN, BARRIERS, SCALE, ATTENDANCE, PERCEPTION, BEHAVIORS
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Mammography rates are low and psychosocial factors may affect mammography behavior in Turkey. This study aims to compare levels of fear and perceived social support and to examine factors associated with mammography behaviour among women who did and did not have a mammography.