Practice, Perception and Satisfaction Regarding Mammography among Saudi Females


Abstract

The leading cause of death for women in developing nations is breast cancer. Mammography is a reliable screening technique for detecting breast cancer in its early stages. To measure Saudi females' satisfaction, perception, and level of practice regarding their mammography experience. Between January 2021 and March 2021, a descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted. Participants' information was gathered using an electronic pre-structured questionnaire. Through the use of social media, it was posted online. Everyone who could participate in the study and was eligible was asked to complete the attached form. Exact of 270 (66.7%) of the females underwent mammography. Generally, 58.1% of the females were highly satisfied regarding their mammography experience, while only 13.7% had a poor satisfaction level. The current study revealed that women’s levels of mammography practice and satisfaction were moderate (more than half were satisfied and about two thirds had underwent mammography). Also, women’s intent to undergo mammography for breast cancer screening was also less than expected due to stress feelings and long distance.

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Alhindi BSM. Practice, Perception and Satisfaction Regarding Mammography among Saudi Females. Int J Pharm Res Allied Sci. 2022;11(1):113-20. https://doi.org/10.51847/KBUc8DsiTj
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Alhindi, B. S. M. (2022). Practice, Perception and Satisfaction Regarding Mammography among Saudi Females. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Allied Sciences, 11(1), 113-120. https://doi.org/10.51847/KBUc8DsiTj