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Table 4 Knowledge of breast cancer symptoms

From: Breast cancer literacy among higher secondary students: results from a cross-sectional study in Western Nepal

Symptomsa Total (n = 516) Male (n = 233) Female (n = 283)
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Pain in breast 120 (23.3) 396 (76.7) 55 (23.6) 178 (76.4) 65 (23.0) 218 (77.0)
Change in breast shape 103 (20.0) 413 (80.0) 48 (20.6) 185 (79.4) 55 (19.4) 228 (80.6)
Discharge of pus 73 (14.1) 443 (85.9) 36 (15.5) 197 (84.5) 37 (13.1) 246 (86.9)
Painless lump in breast 59 (11.4) 457 (88.6) 25 (10.7) 208 (89.3) 34 (12.0) 249 (88.0)
Increase in the number of breast lumps 44 (8.5) 472 (91.5) 20 (8.6) 213 (91.4) 24 (8.5) 259 (91.5)
Weight loss 43 (8.3) 473 (91.7) 26 (11.2) 207 (88.8) 17 (6.0) 266 (94.0)
Nausea 18 (3.5) 498 (96.5) 11 (4.7) 222 (95.3) 7 (2.5) 276 (97.5)
  1. aMultiple-response
  2. Data are frequency (percentage)