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Table 2 Breast self-examination practice among women attending public health facilities of Adwa town, Northern Ethiopia, 2017

From: Breast self-examination practice and associated factors among women aged 20–70 years attending public health institutions of Adwa town, North Ethiopia

Variable Category Number (n) Percent
Had ever practice BSE Yes 26 6.5
No 374 93.5
Regularly practice BSE Yes 25 6.25
No 375 93.75
Frequency of practicing Once in a week 7 1.75
Once in a month 14 3.5
Once in a 3 month 4 1.0
When it comes to mind 1 0.25
Age started practicing BSE < 25 years 9 2.25
25–30 years 14 3.5
30 years and above 3 0.75
When do you perform BSE 2–3 days after menses 16 4.0
When it comes to mind 6 1.5
Anytime during menses 3 0.75
Regular day of each month 3 0.75
Few days before menses 1 0.25
BSE practice in the last 12 months 1–3 times 7 1.75
4 and above 13 3.25
Did not perform in the last 12 month 6 1.5