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Table 3 The English translation of the final breast health perception questionnaire

From: Development, validation, and implementation of a Short Breast Health Perception Questionnaire

  Question (translated from Farsi)a Answers
1 I feel I have a dangerous disease in my breast On a Likert scale:
Always = 1 point
Very often = 2 points
Sometimes = 3 points
Rarely = 4 points
Never = 5 points
2 I feel I will get a dangerous disease in my breast in the future
3 I feel that I am causing trouble for my family due to my breast conditions
4 I feel I have a disorder in my breast that will cause troubles for my family in the future
5 I feel I have a problem in my breasts and this thought makes me anxious
6 I feel I have a problem in my breasts and this thought has disturbed my daily life
7 I feel I have a problem in my breasts and this thought disrupts my sexual activities
8 I need to obsessively examine my breasts to stay calm
9 I need to go for breast checkups sooner than my doctor has recommended for my peace of mind
10 I constantly search for and inquire about new methods for detection of breast disorders
11 I am constantly on the search for new information about breast diseases
  1. aThe validation of the questionnaire was done on the Farsi version for Iranian patients