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Table 5 Nurses' and teachers' BSE practice

From: How do nurses and teachers perform breast self-examination: are they reliable sources of information?

BSE practice Nurses Teachers χ2 p
  n %a n %a   
Have you ever performed BSE?       
   Yes 85 68.5 86 53.8 6.386 0.012
   No 39 31.5 74 46.3   
When did you start BSE?       
   ≤ 19 age 31 45.6 4 6.2 26.652 0.000
   > 19 age 37 54.4 61 93.8   
How often do you do BSE in one year?       
   ≥ 10 times 14 17.7 17 21.8 0.411 0.521
   ≤ 9 times 65 82.3 61 78.2   
When do you perform BSE?       
   Two days after the cessation of menstruation 41 56.2 27 56.3 0.000 0.993
   Any time 32 43.8 21 43.7   
What will be the position of body while performing BSE?       
   True 16 21.3 9 13.6 1.426 0.232
   False 59 78.7 57 86.4   
Which examination technique should be applied during BSE?       
   True - - - - - -
   False 70 100.0 55 100.0   
  1. a The percent of the column was mentioned.
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