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Table 2 Knowledge about risk factors of breast cancer among nurses in Asmara, Eritrea

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice of breast Cancer among nurses in hospitals in Asmara, Eritrea

Questions Yes Percentage (%) 95% Confidence Interval
Does breast cancer risk increases with advancing age 276 66.35 [61.79–70.90]
Is breast cancer hereditary 287 68.99 [64.53–73.45]
Is high fat diet a risk factor for breast cancer 154 37.02 [32.37–41.67]
Is smoking a risk factor for breast cancer 327 78.61 [74.65–82.56]
Is alcohol consumption a risk factor for breast cancer 261 62.74 [58.08–67.40]
Is first child at age more than 30 a risk factor for breast cancer 144 34.62 [30.03–39.20]
Is menarche below 11 years a risk factor for breast cancer 105 25.24 [21.05–29.43]
Is late menopause a risk factor for breast cancer 144 34.62 [30.03–39.20]
Is stress a risk factor for breast cancer 151 36.30 [31.66–40.93]
Is larger breast a risk factor for breast cancer 57 13.70 [10.39–17.02]
Does breast feeding decrease risk of breast cancer 317 76.20 [72.10–80.31]
Is painless breast lump a risk factor for breast cancer 267 64.18 [59.56–68.80]
Is null parity a risk factor for breast cancer 165 39.66 [34.95–44.38]
Is obesity a risk factor for breast cancer 140 33.65 [29.10–38.21]
Do oral contraceptive pills increase the risk of breast cancer 219 52.64 [47.83–57.46]
Is trauma to breast a risk factor of breast cancer 135 32.45 [27.94–36.96]
Does endogenous estrogen hormone increase the risk of breast cancer 234 56.25 [51.47–61.03]
Do you think giving births > 4 decreases risk of breast cancer 125 30.05 [25.63–34.47]
Does physical activity decrease the risk of breast cancer 158 37.98 [33.30–42.66]