EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
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Abstract

ASSESSMENT THE KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOUR OF ADULT RELATED TO COLORECTAL CANCER IN WESTREN REGION OF SAUDI ARABIA. A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY OF 819 PARTICIPANTS

Morooj Saleh Alsmkari*, Abdullah Atif Felemban, Samaher Ibrahim Alaauldeen, Maha Abdullah Alzubaidi, Suaad Abdullah Alzubaidi, Waed Saeed Jameel and N. A. Ali

ABSTRACT

Colorectal cancer (CRC)is the third most common cancer in the world and the fourth most common cause of death. It is the second most common cancer and third cause of death from cancer in women and the third most common cancer and fourth cause of death from cancer in men worldwide but its the second most common cancer in men as well as women in Saudi Arabia. This cross – sectional study was conducted at western region of Saudi Arabia from June 2016 to October 2016to assess knowledge and behavior of the participants relevant to prevelance, symptoms and risk factors of CRCand to compare if there any variations between the overall knowledge of participants and their gender, educational level and occupation weather medicals or non mdicals.A sample of 819 subjects were selected and pretested electronic self administrated questionnaire was used as a toolfor data collection and coolecteddta was analysedusing SPSS Version 20. Main findings of this study included that 61% of participants know most symptoms of CRC while only 45% know about risk factors of developing CRC.

Keywords: colorectal cancer, Saudi Arabia,, CRC symptoms and risk factors, Westren Region.


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