Investigation of the relationship between fear and fate of breast cancer in women over 40
Keywords:Fatalism, Fear, Breast Cancer
Aim: This research was carried out to examine the relationship between breast cancer fatalism and fear in women.
Methods: This research, which is planned as a descriptive and relationship seeker type, was conducted between March and May 2020 with women living in Iğdır.
Results: According to the findings obtained from the study, it was found that the total mean score of breast cancer fate of individuals was 4.42 ± 2.58, and the average total score of fear of breast cancer was 23.67 ± 7.03. A statistically significant relationship was found between the total mean score of breast cancer fatality, total point average of fear of breast cancer, and age (p <0.05).
Conclusion: Women's breast cancer fatality and fear of breast cancer were found at a medium level. It is recommended that the study be carried out in larger groups.
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