Show simple item record Hatangimbabazi, Vincent 2020-05-21T09:02:04Z 2020-05-21T09:02:04Z 2019-07-05
dc.description Master's Dissertation en_US
dc.description.abstract BACKGROUND: Prostate cancer is always cancer of prostate gland in male and the is burden of the world. Its increasing is due to western diet consumption, advanced age, family history of prostate cancer, ethnicity and less physical activity as risk factors of Prostate cancer. However, disparities in prostate cancer screening among old men and other risk reduction behaviors are a big test; the intention of this study was to assess Risks perception and risks reduction behaviors for prostate cancer prevention among men admitted at Kigali university teaching hospital and Rwanda military hospital within internal medicine and surgical department. METHODOLOGY :This study was quantitative cross section descriptive study design, nonprobability sampling method was used, the sample size was 156 men and target population was 45years old men and above who were hospitalized in internal medicine and surgical department. The study sites were Rwanda military hospital and University teaching hospital of Kigali, structured questionnaire was distributed to the participants, SPSS v21 was used to analyze data. Descriptive analysis , frequencies and percentages and chi-square test was used to determine relationship between variables. RESULTS: Finding from this study showed that (46.1%) were aged between 56-65 and (37.8%) had secondary educational level and (85.3%) had no risk of prostate cancer in family. Also findings showed Positive association between perception and social demographic data: level of education (P-value 0.030), and in this study the statistic tests revealed that there were significant association between risk reduction behaviors and perception about prostate cancer (Pv <.023, Pv<.011). CONCLUSION : The study findings demonstrated bad perception on risk age of prostate cancer and screening behavior The ministry of health may put in place teaching programs saying about prostate cancer awareness and prostate cancer prevention. Health care workers may do more research on prostate cancer prevention. Results from this study may be a base line on future conducting project research on Prostate cancer in Rwanda en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Rwanda en_US
dc.subject Perception en_US
dc.subject Prostate--Cancer--Prevention en_US
dc.subject Cancer--Patients--behavior en_US
dc.title Perception and risks reduction behaviors for prostate cancer prevention among men admitted in two refferal hospital in Kigali - Rwanda. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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