[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
Main Menu
Journal Information::
Articles archive::
Publication Ethics::
Peer Review Process::
Indexing Databases::
For Authors::
For Reviewers::
Contact us::
Site Facilities::
Google Scholar Metrics

Citation Indices from GS

AllSince 2019

Search in website

Advanced Search
Receive site information
Enter your Email in the following box to receive the site news and information.
Registered in



:: Volume 22, Issue 7 (in press 2015) ::
Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2015, 22(7): 56-66 Back to browse issues page
The study of Preventive and Impeller Factors of Prevalent Cancers Screening Tests in Women in Kashan during 2013
Abstract:   (6734 Views)
Introduction: Cancers are one of the main causes of death in human societies. No-wadays, cancer screening tests are used for early detection and on time treatment in the early stages of disease. It is important to improve the consequences, survival rate, and saving patient´s life. This study was done to investigate the preventive and impeller factors of common cancers by screening tests for women in Kashan city. Materials & Methods: This descriptive study was conducted on 851 married wo-men (15-70 years old) in Kashan. Samples were selected by simple sampling method among married women referred to health centers of Kashan. For data collection, a questionnaire consisting of three parts was used: Demographic information, breast self-examination, mammography and Pap smear and study of preventive and impeller factors in screening tests. Descriptive and analy-tical information was analyzed by Chi-sq-uare test in SPSS Findings: The results showed that 75.2% of the subjects were 40 years old. The main impeller factors to do Pap smear screening included: Seriousness of cancer (%64.9), advice of health personnel (%57.9), and accessibility to health care centers (%55.1). In this respect, breast self-examination received a percentage of 58.2, 47, and %41.2, respectively, and mammograp-hy had a percentage of 15, 9, and %9, respectively. The most important preventive factors for screening tests (all of three mentioned tests) were included absence of problems, unawareness of cancer risk, and the fear of inflicting with cancer. Discussion & Conclusion: According to the results, women's awareness about the importance of early detection of breast and uterine diseases leads to their participation in the screening programs.
Keywords: Preventive factors, screening, breast self-examination, Pap smear, mam-mography
Full-Text [PDF 465 kb]   (1862 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: community medicine
Received: 2015/03/7 | Accepted: 2015/03/7 | Published: 2015/03/7
Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:


XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

The study of Preventive and Impeller Factors of Prevalent Cancers Screening Tests in Women in Kashan during 2013. J. Ilam Uni. Med. Sci. 2015; 22 (7) :56-66
URL: http://sjimu.medilam.ac.ir/article-1-2574-en.html

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Volume 22, Issue 7 (in press 2015) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایلام Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.16 seconds with 41 queries by YEKTAWEB 4643