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Association Assessment among Risk Factors and Breast Cancer in a Low Income Country: Bangladesh
- Ahmed, Kawsar (Department of Information and Communication Technology, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University) ;
- Asaduzzaman, Sayed (Department of Information and Communication Technology, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University) ;
- Bashar, Mamun Ibn (Department of Statistics, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University) ;
- Hossain, Goljar (Department of Statistics, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University) ;
- Bhuiyan, Touhid (Department of Software Engineering, Daffodil International University)
- Published : 2015.12.03
Background: In the low incoming country Bangladesh, breast cancer is second most common neoplasm and is increasing at an alarming rate among females. Lack of awareness and illiteracy are contributory factors for late presentation and therefore mortality. Purpose: To examine associations of different factors with breast cancer mortality and to raise awareness among the women of society in Bangladesh. Materials and Methods: This descriptive case-control study was conducted on 160 participants from April 2011 till July 2014. Through a valid questionnaire covering personal and family history, data were collected by face to face interview. For analyzing correlations among factors with breast cancer data, binary logistic regression, Pearson's
Bangladesh;breast cancer;correlation;data mining;risk factors;regression
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