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Applying the Health Belief Model in Predicting Breast Cancer Screening Behavior of Women

Leila Masoudiyekta 1 , Bahman Dashtbozorgi 1 , Mahin Gheibizadeh 1 , * , Amal Saki Malehi 2 and Mehrnaz Moradi 1
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1 Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Health Sciences, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: October 01, 2015, 4 (4); e30234
  • Published Online: October 17, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 25, 2015
  • Revised: June 14, 2015
  • Accepted: June 20, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjcdc-30234

To Cite: Masoudiyekta L, Dashtbozorgi B, Gheibizadeh M, Malehi A S, Moradi M. Applying the Health Belief Model in Predicting Breast Cancer Screening Behavior of Women, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2015 ; 4(4):e30234. doi: 10.17795/jjcdc-30234.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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