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Journal:   INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FERTILITY AND STERILITY   SUMMER 2011 , Volume 5 , Number SUPPLEMENT 1; Page(s) 93 To 94.
 
Paper: 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS: AN ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF AHVAZ MALE PENSIONERS TOWARDS PREVENTION OF PROSTATE CANCER IN THE YEAR 2010

 
 
Author(s):  GHORBANI BIRGANI A.*
 
* NURSING SCHOOL, GACHSARAN AZAD UNIVERSITY, GACHSARAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background: Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men after lung cancer. Prevention of death from prostate cancer by increasing knowledge and attitude is possible. The purpose of this study was to assess knowledge, attitude and practice of men pensioners in Ahvaz city towards prevention of prostate cancer.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive study was conducted on 1000 pensioners who were selected randomly. A questionnaire that divided into 4 parts including demographic information, knowledge, attitude and practice towards prevention of prostate cancer was applied for each person. After collecting the questionnaires, the information analyzed with SPSS software.
Results: Findings of this study shows that 41 percent (n=410) have good knowledge, 25 percent (n=250) have positive attitude and 11 percent (n=110) have good practice towards prevention of prostate cancer. In addition, the direct associations have seen between knowledge and attitude, attitude and practice, knowledge and practice. However, only the relationship between knowledge and attitude was not statistically significant.
Conclusion: According the results of this study, knowledge has a positive effect on attitude and attitude has also a positive effect on practice. Therefore, we should focus on high risk persons and educate them to improve their attitude and practice towards prevention of prostate cancer.

 
Keyword(s): KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, PRACTICE, PROSTATE CANCER
 
 
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GHORBANI BIRGANI, A. (2011). POSTER PRESENTATIONS: AN ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF AHVAZ MALE PENSIONERS TOWARDS PREVENTION OF PROSTATE CANCER IN THE YEAR 2010. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FERTILITY AND STERILITY, 5(SUPPLEMENT 1), 93-94. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=273729



Vancouver: Copy

GHORBANI BIRGANI A.. POSTER PRESENTATIONS: AN ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF AHVAZ MALE PENSIONERS TOWARDS PREVENTION OF PROSTATE CANCER IN THE YEAR 2010. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FERTILITY AND STERILITY. 2011 [cited 2021May13];5(SUPPLEMENT 1):93-94. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=273729



IEEE: Copy

GHORBANI BIRGANI, A., 2011. POSTER PRESENTATIONS: AN ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF AHVAZ MALE PENSIONERS TOWARDS PREVENTION OF PROSTATE CANCER IN THE YEAR 2010. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FERTILITY AND STERILITY, [online] 5(SUPPLEMENT 1), pp.93-94. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=273729.



 
 
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