The Relationship between Breast Cancer and Lifestyle based on Cockerham and Bourdieu Theory: a study on Kerman women

PourRanjbar, Muhammad and Amiri-Moghaddam, Marjan and Ghadimi, Bahram (2016) The Relationship between Breast Cancer and Lifestyle based on Cockerham and Bourdieu Theory: a study on Kerman women. Journal of Health and Development, 5 (3). pp. 238-256. ISSN 2322-1380

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Abstract

Background: Breast cancer is one the most common cancers in women which can be prevented by changing lifestyle and adopting healthy behavioral patterns. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of lifestyle in breast cancer. Methods: In this case- control study, 260 patients with breast cancer and 260 controls with no history of breast cancer who had been matched by age and place of residence were compared. Data were collected using medical records and through a questionnaire. Data analysis was done using chi-Square test in SPSS19. Results: There was no significant difference between the two groups in terms of marital status, inheritance, history of radiations, advertising and media training, informal networks, in come, housing ownership, meat consumption patterns, use of disposable dishes, food consumption patterns, consumption of dairy products, illicit drugs and body mass index. Whereas, there was significant difference between the two groups in terms of awareness, education, public perceptions, attitudes, formal networks, use of high-fat diet, roasted and grilled foods, hydrogenated fats and low- legume diet, recreation and body management. Conclusion: It is likely to reduce the risk of breast cancer with a healthy lifestyle and change of consumption patterns and behaviors.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A General Works > AI Indexes (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Depositing User: mehdinejad
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2018 05:46
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2018 05:46
URI: http://eprints.kmu.ac.ir/id/eprint/27439

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