Field Report: Collecting Data on the Influence of Culture and Indigenous Knowledge on Breast Cancer Among Women in Nigeria

Bilikisu Elewonibi, Rhonda BeLue

Abstract


Culture has been shown to influence health beliefs and health-related behaviors because it influences the type of information women have been exposed to, as well as their resources for interpreting such information. This field report summarizes my approach to understanding how culture influences breast cancer screening behaviors among women seeking care at a local non-profit clinic in Lagos, Nigeria.


Keywords


Culture; Breast Cancer Screening; Nigeria; Survey Design

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