Knowledge Level Women Of Childbearing Age About Breast Cancer In Tegalgondo Village, Klaten Regency

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Feri Catur Yuliani Lia Fadlilah

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At the end of 2020, there were 7.8 million cases of living women diagnosed with breast cancer in the last five years, making it the most common cancer in the world. The results of the 2020 examinations of 118 people showed that 41 people had breast cancer tumors or lumps. According to WHO, there are around 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer and 685,000 deaths globally. This research contributed to determining the level of knowledge of women of childbearing age about breast cancer in Tegalgondo village, Klaten Regency. This type of research is descriptive with a quantitative approach, which analyzes data by describing or illustrating the data that has been collected. The sampling technique used was purposive sampling with a sample size of 23 respondents, and data collection was done using a questionnaire containing identity, informed consent, and a questionnaire on the Knowledge Level of Women of Childbearing Age about Breast Cancer. Research on the knowledge of women of childbearing age about breast cancer in Tegalgondo Village, Klaten Regency, shows that 34.8% of respondents have a sufficient level of knowledge, 34.8% have a poor level of knowledge, and 30.4% have a good level of knowledge. The results of this research can be a reference for the nursing profession in efforts to prevent breast cancer in women of childbearing age, especially in the Tegalgondo village area, Klaten Regency, Indonesia.

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YULIANI, Feri Catur; FADLILAH, Lia. Knowledge Level Women Of Childbearing Age About Breast Cancer In Tegalgondo Village, Klaten Regency. Jurnal Keperawatan Respati Yogyakarta, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 1, p. 16-20, apr. 2024. ISSN 2541-2728. Available at: <https://nursingjurnal.respati.ac.id/index.php/JKRY/article/view/761>. Date accessed: 17 apr. 2024. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.35842/jkry.v11i1.761.
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