Knowledge, Attitude and Practices on Cancer Education and Prevention: A Cross-Sectional Survey S. Ghose 1 * x. S. Ghose. Search for articles by this author values 0.84, 0.25, 0.93 respectively). Statistically significant association of cancer knowledge with education was found. Background: Cervical cancer is the most common cancer among females in Swaziland, yet the screening rate remains low. The study intended to explore the knowledge, attitudes and practice on cervical cancer and screening. Methods: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted among 202 men and 213 women aged 30-65 years Cross-sectional, English language studies conducted in diverse settings like hospitals or communities of India published from 2012 till March 2020, on knowledge, awareness, attitude, practice of Cervical Cancer and its screening
We aimed to examine the cervical cancer knowledge, attitudes, and practices as well as cervical cancer prevention methods among Cambodian women. Methods: A community-based cross-sectional survey on cervical cancer prevention was conducted. We conducted a face-to-face interview survey for women aged 20-69 years who lived in Kampong Speu Province We aimed to examine the cervical cancer knowledge, attitudes, and practices as well as cervical cancer prevention methods among Cambodian women. Methods. A community-based cross-sectional survey on cervical cancer prevention was conducted. We conducted a face-to-face interview survey for women aged 20-69 years who lived in Kampong Speu Province
A cross-sectional study was conducted on female health professional of KFMC (King Fahad Medical City). Data was collected using a pre-designed, tested, self-administered questionnaire. The questionnaire included specific sections to test the participants' knowledge, attitude, and practices related to cervical cancer and its screening Background The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes and behaviors towards prostate cancer and its prevention. Methods A cross-sectional survey was conducted on a random sample of 625 fathers of students attending eight public schools. The self-administered questionnaire included questions on: socio-demographic characteristics, personal and familiar medical history of. Lack of awareness, negative attitude, and poor practice about cervical cancer and screening are the major causes to increase the incidence of disease. AIM: The study is designed to assess knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) toward cervical cancer, screening, and prevention. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: A cross-sectional, hospital-based survey was. In clinical practice and studies done on women with cervical cancer, early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cervical cancer is widely influenced by women's knowledge, and attitude towards screening, yet there is no study on knowledge, attitude, and health beliefs among women in AEED
The objective of this study was to investigate knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices towards cervical cancer, its prevention and treatment in Harare, Zimbabwe. Methods. Sequential explanatory mixed methods approach consisting of analytical cross sectional survey and a qualitative inquiry was used This study was conducted in Bugiri and Mayuge districts in eastern Uganda. It was a cross-sectional community based survey and collected data by means of a questionnaire. A total of 900 women aged 25-49 years participated in the study. Women's knowledge and attitudes towards cervical cancer prevention were assessed and scored Knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards COVID-19 among Chinese residents during the rapid rise period of the COVID-19 outbreak: a quick online cross-sectional survey. findings are useful for public health policy-makers and health workers to recognize target populations for COVID-19 prevention and health education
ABSTRACT There are no data on the knowledge, attitude and practices of Qatari women about this cancer. Therefore this cross-sectional interview-based study was conducted in 2008 among 500 women at 5 randomly selected primary health care centres in Qatar to determine their knowledge, attitude and practices regarding cervical cancer and screening Knowledge, attitude and preventive practices related to COVID-19: a cross- sectional study in two Pakistani university populations. Drugs Ther Perspect 9 : 1 - 7 . Salman M Mustafa ZU Asif N Haider ZA Hussain K Shehzadi N Mehmood Khan T Saleem Z , 2020 of knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) on NCDs among the Orang Asli community and its association with demographic factors of gender, age, and education level. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study among consented adult Orang Asli in Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan, was conducted by a face-to-face interview using a validated questionnaire . The aim of this study was to investigate the knowledge, and attitudes regarding risk factors for breast cancer as well as screening such as breast self-examination, clinical breast examination and mammography among different.
We aimed to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practices on cervical cancer screening among women living with HIV in the Kilimanjaro region. This study shows that the self-reported prevalence of cervical cancer screening among women living with HIV was 50.2%. The majority (89%) of the women had ever heard about cervical cancer screening Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. PCD provides an open exchange of information and knowledge among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others who strive to improve the health of the public through chronic disease prevention . The survey was conducted via an online platform from a re-search company called Korea Research. The compan
been reported, efforts to improve the public's knowledge, attitudes, and practices are critical to reducing the spread of COVID-19. This study aims to investigate the general public knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding COVID-19. A cross-sectional online survey was conducted in three developing countries (China, India, and Pakistan) Objective Cancer care providers' (CCPs) attitudes towards smoking cessation are influenced by many factors, including their smoking status and knowledge. Our objective was to assess CCPs' characteristics, tobacco use and smoking cessation practices in two Latin American cancer centres. Design Cross-sectional survey. Settings Two urban cancer centres located in Colombia and Mexico Background: Cancer knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) levels of communities are essential to be assessed to enhance cancer educational programs. This study aimed to determine the KAP level of the Kuantan community on the effects of monosaccharides on cancer. The association between the sociodemographic data and KAP level of the community has also been evaluated. Methods: A cross-sectional. Aim This study aimed to assess knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) toward COVID-19 among youth in Bangladesh. Subject and methods A cross-sectional survey was conducted from 5 May to 25 May 2020. People aged between 18 and 35 years were approached via social media to complete an online questionnaire that consisted of socio-demographic information and KAP toward COVID-19. Descriptive. Aweke YH, Ayanto SY, Ersado TL. Knowledge, attitude and practice for cervical cancer prevention and control among women of childbearing age in Hossana town, Hadiya zone, southern Ethiopia: community-based cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2017;12(7):e0181415. Article Google Scholar 19. Islam QS, Islam MA, Islam S, Ahmed SM
education and age group whereas that of practice showed significant association with education, encouragement from husband, women's participation in decision making, distance to nearest health centre and type of family. A positive correlation was found among knowledge, attitude and practice of contraception Breast Cancer Knowledge, Attitude, and Screening Practices among Hispanic/Latino Women This research uses secondary data analysis of a cross-sectional survey study, the 2014 Health Information National Trends Survey, which Ramirez, 2003). Limited culturally sensitive breast cancer prevention education and poo
Lack of awareness, negative attitude, and poor practice about cervical cancer and screening are the major causes to increase the incidence of disease.The study is designed to assess knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) toward cervical cancer, screening, and prevention.A cross-sectional, hospital-based survey was conducted in women attending. Students' attitude, practice and their knowledge of the risk factors of tobacco consumption were also sought. Methods This is a cross-sectional study which was carried out during the month of June 2009 and involved students from two medical colleges in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia A cross-sectional study was conducted to ascertain the knowledge, attitudes and practices of cervical cancer screening among these women. A self-administered 20 item questionnaire was given to 125 women Introduction: To assess the level of knowledge, attitude, and practices of women of reproductive age of 20 - 70 years on their understanding of the risk factors of cervical cancer, its early detection, and prevention. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted in rural areas of Komarapalayam from August 2016 to January 2017 by using pre-tested [ The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to learn about the knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) concerning obesity among university students in Wuhu, China. In this study, lacking knowledge of obesity was common among students. Participants had a wide range of practices in their lives that led to obesity
A cross-sectional survey study of homeless men residing at a shelter in Texas revealed a need for increased skin cancer education and skin cancer screening in this vulnerable population Oral cancer (OC) is associated with multiple risk factors and high mortality rates and substantially contributes to the global cancer burden despite being highly preventable. This cross-sectional study sought to assess current knowledge, awareness, and behaviors of patients in rural communities surrounding OC risk. An anonymous 21-question survey was distributed to patients in waiting rooms of.
The poor knowledge and wrong beliefs about cancer breast prevention among women are responsible for a negative perception of the curability of a cancer detected early and of the efficacy of the screening tests. 16 Studies that detect the awareness of breast cancer and the practice of BSE among Arab women were few and pointed to a lack in breast. A cross-sectional survey study of homeless men residing at a shelter in Texas revealed a need for increased skin cancer education and skin cancer screening in this vulnerable population. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding skin cancer and its prevention in a group of homeless men Women in age group 30-34 were three times more likely to have good knowledge of cervical cancer screening compared with women 45-49 years of age [AOR=3.02 95% CI (1.11, 8.24 which is in line with a Hospital-based cross-sectional study done in Indian. 14 Women who had a degree/or diploma level of education were 7.3 times more knowledgeable. Yue ST, Zhang J, Cao M, Chen B. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of COVID-19 among urban and rural residents in China: a cross-sectional study. J Community Health. (2021) 46:286-91. doi: 10.1007/s10900-020-00877-
This study aimed to examine the factors affecting dengue knowledge, attitude and preventive practices amongst students and staff of a public university. A cross-sectional survey study was conducted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A total of 372 students and staff of the NDUM were recruited by stratified sampling method study was to survey knowledge, attitude, practice and perception regarding COVID-19 among students in Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. Methods: We collected data from 305 students of Rajshahi University for this cross-sectional study using mixed sampling from March 11 to March 19, 2020. Frequency distribution The knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding skin cancer prevention by gender are demonstrated in Table 3.There was a similarity in the level of knowledge between males and females when answering the following true or false questions: The risk of skin cancer decreases on cloudy days (92.2% of males and 88.6% of females responded correctly) Nurses and midwives play important roles in educating the public on cervical cancer prevention strategies. This study sought to assess nurses' and midwives' knowledge of, attitudes towards, and acceptance of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in relation to their background characteristics. A descriptive cross-sectional study using questionnaires was conducted with a convenience sample. A cross sectional population based study was conducted on two hundred healthy pregnant women through a close ended questionnaire for assessing their knowledge, attitude and practice regarding consumption of folic acid in pregnancy. All the results were analyzed through SPSS. Result: Out of 200 questionnaires, 170 were returned duly filled
The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) serves as the main source of US data on a broad range of health topics. DCCPS sponsors an annual Cancer Control Supplement (CCS) to the NHIS, which is administered to the sample adult in the selected household. The CCS focuses on issues pertaining to knowledge, attitudes, and practices of cancer. Background Preventative measures are necessary to control a pandemic such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and different platforms to communicate guidelines have varying levels of effectiveness. Objective At the time of this study, there were no published studies investigating knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to COVID-19 within the Saudi population Objectives of this study were to describe knowledge on cervical cancer, attitudes and practices towards cervical cancer screening among the medical workers of Mulago hospital. In a descriptive cross-sectional study, a weighted sample of 310 medical workers including nurses, doctors and final year medical students were interviewed using a self. A cross-sectional descriptive survey using self-administered questionnaire sent to 15 hospitals in Lebanon was used; 1873 nurses and 1884 physicians participated in the study, to determine the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of physicians and nurses towards PC in Lebanon, and to assess the need and model for service delivery A descriptive cross-sectional survey was conducted from February to April, 2015 among all GPs working in government district hospitals. A structured questionnaire and a scoring system were used to assess knowledge and practices of GPs. The participation rate was 58.2%
Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and early detection can effectively decrease the morbidity and mortality associated with this disease. Health care providers (HCPs) working in primary care settings as the first contact with the health care system can play a pivotal role in cancer prevention and screening for early detection. The purpose of this study was to explore the knowledge, experiences. Objectives This study aimed to investigate the knowledge, attitudes and perceptions towards contraceptive use and counselling among medical students in Maharashtra, India. Setting Considerable global maternal mortality and morbidity could be avoided through the use of effective contraception. In India, contraception services are frequently unavailable or there are obstacles to obtaining modern. rses may lack knowledge of ANH. To date, no study has explored the knowledge and attitudes of oncology and palliative care nurses toward end-of-life ANH. Objective To describe oncology and palliative care nurses' knowledge of and attitudes toward ANH. Methods A multicenter cross-sectional study was conducted in 7 regions of Italy using the Italian version of the Questionnaire on Knowledge. Although hookah smoking is becoming a source of tobacco use among college students in the United States, little is known of the students' knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding hookah use. This cross-sectional study was aimed at determining the prevalence of hookah use and describing social and behavioral factors associated with hookah smoking among university students in a large.
Objective: The aim of the study is to assess the knowledge and attitudes of a population in Turkey towards risks of cardiovascular disease. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out between June and August 2012. A data collection form The incidence of human papilloma virus (HPV)-related oral cancer has recently increased worldwide. The role of dentists is of prime importance in the early detection of oral cancer which would result in a favourable outcome for the patients. The aim of the current study was to assess the knowledge, awareness and attitudes of dental students, interns and postgraduate maxillofacial residents at. PubMed journal article: Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) towards COVID-19 among Palestinians during the COVID-19 outbreak: A cross-sectional survey. Download Prime PubMed App to iPhone, iPad, or Androi
. However, little is known about what affects breastfeeding intentions and practices of Chinese mothers. With measures of individual, setting, and sociocultural factors, this study examined determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in the first 6 months of infancy in China positively associated with good practice of hepatitis B preventive measures by the health care professionals. There would be no relationship between professional education and knowledge, attitude/practice of HB preventive measures. Methods A descriptive cross-sectional survey that utilize Background The incidence of breast cancer is on the rise in many parts of Africa. In Cameroon, there were an estimated 2625 cases per 100,000 in 2012. The awareness of breast cancer preventive methods is therefore critical in the reduction of breast cancer morbidity and mortality. This study evaluated the knowledge, attitude and practice of breast self-examination (BSE), among female. study aims to assess knowledge, attitude, and practices (KAP) among the Saudi population towards COVID-19 prevention. 2. Methodology 2.1. Study Design and Setting This study utilized a cross-sectional survey design to guide the study procedure, sampling and data collection methods, and analysis. Data was collected in November 2020 Knowledge and attitude of people should be directed towards strict preventive practices in order to halt the spread of the virus. The aim of the current cross-sectional study is to assess the knowledge, practice and attitude of university students from medical and non-medical colleges in Jordan using a structured questionnaire involving a total.
Assessment of knowledge, attitude, and practice on exclusive breastfeeding of child bearing mothers in Boditi town, Southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 2017, 7:1. 38. Ballo TH, Wodajo MZ, Malar JS. Knowledge, attitude, and practices of exclusive breastfeeding: a facility-based study in. Aim: This study assessed the knowledge, attitudes and practices about MC as an HIV prevention intervention among adult males presenting for HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) services at Onandjokwe District Hospital in northern Namibia. Methodology: A cross-sectional descriptive study design was used. A pre-tested, semi
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a pandemic. We examined the KAP's relationship with factors associated with practice toward the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia. This cross-sectional survey study was conducted between March and April 2020 and included 1033 participants. Knowledge scores of COVID-19 were positively associated with wearing a mask when leaving home (odds ratio (OR. Prostate cancer (PC) is the leading cause of cancer deaths among men in Ghana. This poses a public health threat, especially among the Ghana Armed Force (GAF) where the majority are males. This study aimed to assess male soldiers' awareness, knowledge and attitudes toward early detection of prostate cancer. It was found that 58.3% of the soldiers were less aware of PC and 76.0% had low or.
Maggie A. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of women on breast cancer and breast self examination in kisaasi, kawempe division: Diss. Makerere University; 2015. 14. Yakubu AA, Gadanya MA, Sheshe AA. Knowledge, attitude, and practice of breast self-examination among female nurses in Aminu Kano teaching hospital, Kano, Nigeria A cross-sectional survey was conducted over a period of one year on (n = 250) primary caregivers to assess their perceptions, attitudes and knowledge about PC after obtaining approval from the Ethics Research Committee of the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH).Data was collected from the Aga Khan Hospital in-patient and out-patient departments and home-based palliative care services from mid. Brief Description: A Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) survey is a quantitative method (predefined questions formatted in standardized questionnaires) that provides access to quantitative and qualitative information.KAP surveys reveal misconceptions or misunderstandings that may represent obstacles to the activities that we would like to implement and potential barriers to behavior change . This is a small scale single descriptive cross sectional study with 100 respondents selected through cluster sampling using self- administered structured questionnaire. In this study it was found that most o
This was a cross-sectional survey of a cohort of 287 antenatal attendees using a self-administered structured questionnaire to assess their knowledge of CC, attitude towards screening and uptake of screening and human papillomaviruses (HPVs) vaccination as methods of practice of CCP Breast cancer is a major health problem in the world. It is the most common cancer in women and is equally the leading cause of cancer death in women. Though in controversy Breast self-examination (BSE) remains a useful tool in early diagnosis of breast cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitude and practice of BSE amongst women in Yaoundé and Monatele Community health workers (CHWs) are an important cadre of the global health workforce as they are involved in providing health services at the community level. However, evidence on the role of CHWs in delivering interventions for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Uganda is limited. This study, therefore, assessed the involvement of CHWs in the prevention and control of NCDs in Wakiso. A descriptive cross-sectional study was performed through the use of a specifically designed Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) questionnaire in the district of Manhiça, a high tuberculosis and HIV burden rural area in Southern Mozambique. In this district, 14 health care facilities service a population of approximately 160,000 people Since 1970, Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) research has been the primary educational intervention strategy for tuberculosis (TB) control worldwide .Several studies had shown that, the level of KAP in individuals was linked to efficient management of illness, response to medical treatment, and promotion of one's own health [2,3,4,5]..
Medical educators have indicated the importance of cancer prevention in the medical school curriculum because it can result in long-term retained knowledge, positive self-reported attitudes and beliefs, and an intent to apply prevention in future practice . This study, therefore aimed to assess the level of knowledge of CRC risk factors and. The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes and behaviors towards prostate cancer and its prevention.A cross-sectional survey was conducted on a random sample of 625 fathers of students attending eight public schools . Results: A response rate of 70.1% was achieved (654 questionnaires). Despite satisfactory knowledge and substantial positive attitudes, Italian physicians have not integrated the use of RCTs and meta-analyses. Dyar O, Hills H, Seitz L-T, Perry A, Ashiru-Oredope D. Assessing the knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of human and animal health students towards antibiotic use and resistance: a pilot cross-sectional study in the UK. Antibiotics. 2018;7(1):10. Article Google Scholar 14 Knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards COVID-19 among Chinese residents during the rapid rise period of the COVID-19 outbreak: a quick online cross-sectional survey. Int J Biol Sci. 2020;16:1745-52 13. Park H-J, Lee BJ. The Role of Social Work for Foreign Residents in an Epidemic: The MERS Crisis in the Republic of Korea
Survey. The authors developed a novel questionnaire with three distinct aims: 1. To examine and describe the socio-demographic, education, training and clinical practice characteristics of licensed healthcare providers and unlicensed healthcare provider proxies who recommend the medical use of cannabis; 2 Aweke YH, Ayanto SY, Ersado TL. Knowledge, attitude and practice for cervical cancer prevention and control among women of childbearing age in Hossana Town, Hadiya zone, Southern Ethiopia: Community-based cross-sectional study. Robboy SJ, editor. PLOS ONE. 2017;12(7):e0181415. Article Google Scholar 27
Assessment of areca nut use, practice and dependency among people in Guwahati, Assam: a cross-sectional study. Arvind Kumar 1, Kunal Oswal 2, Ravikant Singh 1, Neha Kharodia 2, Akash Pradhan 2, Lakshman Sethuraman 2, Ramachandran Venkataramanan 2 and Arnie Purushotham 3 . 1 Doctor for You (DFY), Mumbai 400043, Maharashtra, India. 2 Tata Trusts Cancer Care Program, Mumbai 400005, Indi Methods: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey of 184 English-speaking adults, with no previous history of oral cancer, was conducted. The questionnaire collected data on participant's knowledge of oral cancer, experience of screening, attitudes and feelings towards having a screening, anticipated help-seeking behaviors, health-related. Therefore, this study aims to evaluate the knowledge and attitudes of nurses regarding diabetic foot care. Methods. A cross-sectional study design was employed, a pre-validated and pre-tested questionnaire was used to collect data from a sample size of 250 nurses working at two tertiary care hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan This cross-sectional survey of a nationwide sample of practicing physicians was conducted to assess generalist and medical subspecialist physicians' knowledge and attitudes regarding influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations for adults and their use of various strategies to promote delivery of these vaccines in their clinical practice setting jective of the HINTS survey is to assess trends in health information usage over time and provide data for conducting fundamental research to assess the basic relationships among cancer-related communication, knowledge, attitudes, and behavior at the population level
We chose this method to examine the relationship among knowledge, attitude, and reporting of concussion events from cross-sectional data. To estimate the PRs associated with knowledge and attitude, an increase of 1 standard deviation (SD) from our sample mean in athlete knowledge (1 SD = 2.8 points, possible points = 0-35) and attitude score. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 1000 students from June to December 2016. Data were collected using a pre-piloted questionnaire, and SPSS (version 20) was used for data analysis. Chi-square test was used to determine the significance of the difference in knowledge and attitude among participants who had performed BSE and those who had not
Knowledge, attitudes and practices of young people in Zimbabwe on cervical cancer and HPV, current screening methods and vaccination 28 August 2019 | BMC Cancer, Vol. 19, No. 1 Impact of health education intervention on knowledge and perception of cervical cancer and screening for women in Ghan This study describes the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of PHCPs regarding depression in Fako Division. Methods. A cross-sectional study was conducted among PHCPs (general practitioners, nurses, pharmacy attendants and social workers) in public-owned health facilities in the four health districts in Fako Division Purpose: To assess dental hygienists' knowledge of early-stage oral cancer lesions and their practices, attitudes, barriers, and facilitators related to early detection. Methods: A 20-item survey containing images of oral lesions and related multiple-choice questions was distributed electronically by the California Dental Hygienists' Association to all dental hygienists whose email addresses. These factors were interpreted as measuring applied skin cancer knowledge (4 items based on recognition of bleeding, itching, color change, and size change with regard to mole signs), personal skin practices (2 items based on hat and sunscreen use), skin cancer attitudes (3 items based on confidence in looking at moles, knowledge of the.
Odetola D. Knowledge, Attitude and practice of cervical cancer screening among women in primary Health Care Centres of Ibadan South-east Local Government Area, Oyo-State. (2011). West African Journal of Nursing. 2011 May; 22(1):2-12. Ojiyi E, Dike E. The influence of sexual attitudes on genital human papilloma virus infection (2020) Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to Coronavirus disease 2019 during the outbreak among workers in China: A large cross-sectional study. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. doi.org. Objective: Against this backdrop, this research investigates whether the gameful experience of Plague Inc. has indirectly affected public knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) regarding COVID-19. Methods: An online survey was conducted through social networking services in Taiwan from May 6-28, 2020 it is important to assess dental students' and graduates' knowledge, attitude and practice towards Tobacco cessation counselling (TCC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The descriptive, cross-sectional survey was carried out among 286 students of a dental college in South India. A well-structured, pretested, self-administered questionnaire consistin
Provider characteristics and knowledge. Sixty-two providers completed the survey (response rate 31%; 62/199). Seventy-six percent of respondents were physicians and the average age was 46 years (Table 1).A minority (27.4%) was registered to certify patients for medical cannabis, but one-half reported having patients who had been certified for medical cannabis Beliefs and attitudes about breast cancer and screening practices among Arab women living in Qatar: a cross-sectional study 13 December 2013 | BMC Women's Health, Vol. 13, No. 1 Breast cancer in Arab populations: molecular characteristics and disease management implication The study HCPs had relatively satisfactory knowledge of and positive attitudes towards TCM for chronic disease care and prevention and would use it in practice. Their perceptions and satisfaction levels correlated closely with the successful application of TCM for preventive care and treatment in hospitals