Erken Tanı Merkezine Mamografi Çektirmek Amaciyla Başvuran Kadınların Bazı Tanımlayıcı Özellikleri ve Anksiyete Düzeyleri

Özer, Fadime Gök; Karamanoğlu, Ayla Yavuz; Şahin, Selma
July 2009
TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p333
Academic Journal
AIM: This research was conducted as a descriptive study for the purpose of determining the level of anxiety of women requesting to have mammography done in Denizli State Hospital at the Early Diagnosis Center. METHODS: The research population was comprised of all individuals who came to the Early Diagnosis Center between December 2005 and May 2006 to have mammography done. Between these dates refer to the center (101 persons) and women who received oral onamlari working group formed. Data were collected using a survey form and Beck Anxiety Inventory in face-to-face interviews. In the analysis of the data, number and percentage calculations, t test, Kruskal Wallis and Mann Whitney U tests were used. RESULTS: The mean age of the women participating in the research was 50.68±7.43 years. The majority (71.3%) of the women were housewives, married (89.1%), had a child (97.0%), did not have a family history of breast cancer (86.1%), had not previously been diagnosed with any kind of cancer (92.1%), had not had any previous breast-related illness (84.2%), had not had radiation therapy for any reason (86.1%). A statistically significant association was found between women's status of having previously had radiation therapy and their anxiety level (p<0.05). CONCLUSION: The anxiety level of women who had previously had radiation therapy for any reason was found to be higher.


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