The relationship of girls' motivation with breast self-examination in early detection of breast cancer

Tintin Sukartini, Yohana Eka Rismawati Resbal, Retnayu Pradanie

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Slow detection of breast cancer causes higher progressivity and gives the impact of death. Early detection can be done by breast self-examination (BSE). The purpose of this research was to define the connection between motivation and the act of adolescent girls. Design this research is cross-sectional. The population in this research was a student of the faculty nursing the regular course. The sampling technique used was purposive sampling. The sample in this research was 100 respondents of 2012. The independent variable for which measured was motivation, either intrinsic and extrinsic, in doing realized and dependent variable measured was the act of early detection of breast cancer that was aware of. Data collection the research used questionnaires and analysis by test statistic the Spearman rho. With a significance α = 0.05. The results of the research results showed that extrinsic motivation has no significant links (p = 0.952), and motivation intrinsic to realize also does not have a significant relation (p = 0.882). It can be concluded that there was no connection between the incentives adolescent girls with the act of considering to be the early detection of breast cancer. Further research is expected to increase adolescent motivation girls realized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)607-610
Number of pages4
JournalSystematic Reviews in Pharmacy
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Breast cancer
  • Breast self-examination
  • Bse
  • Early detection
  • Motivation


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