Examining the Relationship Between Breast Cancer Fatalism and Fear in Women

Authors

  • Mehmet Salih YILDIRIM Vocational School of Health Services, Igdır University School of Health, Igdır/ Turkey, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2086-0580
  • Metin Yıldız Department of Nursing, Agri Ibrahim Cecen University School of Health, Agri / Turkey , https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0122-5677 https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0122-5677
  • Güray OKYAR Department of Nursing, Agri Ibrahim Cecen University School of Health, Agri / Turkey, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9618-9279Department of Nursing, Agri Ibrahim Cecen University School of Health, Agri / Turkey,

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46328/aejog.v2i3.51

Keywords:

Fatalism, Fear, Breast Cancer

Abstract

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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Published

2020-11-20

How to Cite

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YILDIRIM MS, Yıldız M, OKYAR G. Examining the Relationship Between Breast Cancer Fatalism and Fear in Women. Aegean J Obstet Gynecol [Internet]. 2020 Nov. 20 [cited 2021 Sep. 21];2(3):6-9. Available from: https://aejog.com/index.php/aejog/article/view/51