The Relation betwe
The Relation between Breast Cancer and Reproductive Factors in Women Referring to Tohid Hospital of Sanandaj in 2011-2012
Nursery and Midwifery Department, Nursery and Midwifery Faculty, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences,sanandaj,iran
Abstract: Breast cancer is the most common cancer and the fifth leading cause of death in Iranian women. Considering high prevalence of breast cancer at young ages in Iran and problems of the disease for individuals and their families provides enough justification for conducting the present study. Therefore, the present research was aimed at investigating the relation between breast cancer and women’s reproductive factors. Method: The study is case study. Participants were 450 women who referred to Tohid Hospital, Sanandaj. Purposeful sampling was applied. Questionnaire method and interview were applied to collect data. Afterwards, the collected data were analyzed through chi-square test, t-test, and logistic regression. Findings: Analysis of the collected data showed that there was a significant relation between studies women’s breast cancer, education (OR=1.51, 1.15, 15-2), and occupation (t=1.69, P<0.04). Moreover, there was a significant relation between contraceptive pilltaking time (OR=0.86, 0.8-0.93), duration of breastfeeding (OR=1.19, 1.07-1.31), full-term pregnancy (OR=3.34, 1.96-5.65) and breast cancer. Final Results: The results showed that a number of individual characteristics and reproductive factors have significant correlation with breast cancer; therefore, breast cancer and its adverse consequences need to be prevented to a large extent by training and informing women about methods of examination and control of the disease.
[ Ahdiyeh Parhizkar, The Relation between Breast Cancer and Reproductive Factors in Women Referring to Tohid Hospital of Sanandaj in 2011-2012.. Life Sci J 2013;10(s): 302-307](ISSN:1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 45
Keywords: breast cancer, reproductive factors