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Table 6 Participants practice of screening methods

From: Knowledge of risk factors, beliefs and practices of female healthcare professionals towards breast cancer in a tertiary institution in Lagos, Nigeria

Variable Doctors(n = 45)
Number(%)
Nurses(n = 141)
Number(%)
Others(n = 21)
Number(%)
p-value
Performs BSE at least once a month 42(93.3) 135(95.8) 15(71.4) < 0.001
Performed CBE within last 1 year 14(31.1) 35(24.8) 4(19) 0.539
Had mammography in the past 3(6.7) 13(9.2) 1(4.8) 0.717
  1. Others* = Pharmacists, Laboratory scientists and Physiotherapists.