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Application Of The Health Belief Model Guides For Promotion Of Breast Selfexamination Among Female Students In Higher Secondary School -Omdurman Locality-Khartoum State-Sudan

Application Of The Health Belief Model Guides For Promotion Of Breast Selfexamination Among Female Students In Higher Secondary School -Omdurman Locality-Khartoum State-Sudan

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dc.contributor.author Naeem, Hebaa Elfatih
dc.date 2018
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-22T12:25:06Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-22T12:25:06Z
dc.date.submitted 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/26749
dc.description.abstract The Health Belief Model has been one of the most widely used conceptual frameworks in health behaviour. The HBM has been used both to explain change and maintenance of health -related behaviours and as a guiding framework for health behaviour intervention. A school-based prospective interventional study (pre – post) was conducted. So as to apply the Health Belief Model Guides for the health education intervention to promote breast self-examination among female students’. The target population is the female students in higher secondary schools, six schools were selected randomly. A sample of 320 female students from intervention schools and 320 female students from comparison schools was included. Data was collected using a questionnaire, and analyzed using SPSS and the relationship between the variable was checked using X2-Test at the level of significance (0.005). The overall knowledge of breast cancer among the female students increased from 31.9% to 99.7% after the intervention. The statistic showed significant results in both intervention and comparison schools (p=0.005). The knowledge among female students regarding the susceptibility to breast cancer was 39.2% before intervention which increases to 95.4% after the intervention among female students. The statistic showed significant results (p=0.005). The statistic showed the significant result (p=0.005). There was no significant relation in the comparison schools.64.3% of female students had no appropriate place to practice breast selfexamination. This increased to reach (75.1%) after the intervention, which is a significant positive change in their knowledge (P=0.005). The study recommended the Intensive health education program needs to be implemented to raise female students awareness about breast cancer and breast self-examination in comparison schools en_US
dc.publisher university of khartoum en_US
dc.subject Health Belief Model, Breast Self- Examination, Sudan en_US
dc.title Application Of The Health Belief Model Guides For Promotion Of Breast Selfexamination Among Female Students In Higher Secondary School -Omdurman Locality-Khartoum State-Sudan en_US
dc.type Publication en_US
dc.Faculty Public Health and Environmental Hygiene en_US

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