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Type Journal Article - International Journal of Current Research
Title Knowledge of breast cancer: a study of the primary health care (phc) nurses of the caribbean island of St Vincent and the Grenadines
Author(s)
Volume 6
Issue 12
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2014
URL https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Philip_Onuoha/publication/272148493_Knowledge_of_Breast_Cancer_​A_study_of_the_Primary_Health_Care(PHC)_Nurses_of_the_Caribbean_Island_of_St._Vincent_and_the_Grenad​ines/links/54db78700cf261ce15d02cbe.pdf
Abstract
Purpose:
Health Care Nurses (PHCNs)in SVG. The
PHCNs’ participation in breast screening activities were also examined.
Methods:
sampling was used to select 62 PHC Nurses working in the 9 health districts of SVG. The instrument
consisted of researchers’
assessed knowledge of breast cancer, self
Excel 2007 and IBM PASW (SPSS) Version 22 were used to determine and confirm the res
this study.
Findings:
cancer. There was no statistically significant relationship between levels of awareness of breast
cancer and respondents’ age, experience or
Implications for practice:
of awareness of breast cancer. Organizational support and policies are essential in ensuring
consistency and standardization
provide greater insight into the phenomenon

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