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Effect of Skin Cancer Training Provided to Maritime High School Students on Their Knowledge and Behaviour
- Sumen, Adem (Manavgat State Hospital - Akdeniz University) ;
- Oncel, Selma (Akdeniz University, Nursing Faculty, Department of Public Health Nursing)
- Published : 2015.12.03
Background: This study was conducted with the purpose of evaluating the effect of skin cancer training provided to maritime high school students on their knowledge and behaviour. Materials and Methods: The study had a quasi-experimental design with pre-test and post-test intervention and control groups. Two maritime high schools located in the city of Antalya were included within the scope of the study between March and June 2013, covering a total of 567 students. Results: While the knowledge mean scores of students regarding skin cancer and sun protection did not vary in the pre-test (
Skin cancer;sun protection;melanoma;adolescent;school health nurses
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