Factors Associated with Early Detection Behavior on Breast Cancer among Women in Reproductive Age using SADANIS Method

Silvia Rizki Syah Putri, Widayati, Moneca Diah L


Universitas Ngudi Waluyo



Background: Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In 2012, cancer was the cause of death for around 8.2 million people. Early detection of breast cancer with SADANIS method in Central Java is still low, namely 0.30% women in reproductive age. The SADANIS method is one of the government’s efforts to reduce the incidence of breast cancer. To determine the factors associated with the behavior of women on reproductive age in early detection of breast cancer using the SADANIS method in Jatirejo Village, Central Java.

Subjects and Method: This was a cross sectional study conducted at Suruh Community Health Center, Jatirejo Village, Central Java. The population in this study were 604 women of reproductive age aged 20-45 years in Jatirejo Village. A total of 86 women were enrolled in this study. The dependent variable was SADANIS method. The independent variables were education, occupation, husband’s supports, and attitude. The data were collected and then analyzed using Chi-square test.

Results: There was a relationship between husband’s support (OR= 4.58; p=0.015) and attitude (OR= 11.96; p<0.001) with behavior in doing SADANIS among women in reproductive age and they were statistically significant. There was no relationship between education and occupation on the breast cancer early detection using SADANIS method.

Conclusion: The better the attitude, the better the behavior of women in reproductive age in early detection of breast cancer with SADANIS method in Jatirejo Village, Semarang Regency.

Keywords: women in reproductive age, SADANIS, early detection, breast cancer

Correspondence: Silvia Rizki Syah Putri. ‘Aisyah University Yogyakarta. Jl. Siliwangi (West Ringroad) No.63 Nogotirto, Gamping, Sleman, Yogyakarta. Email: fikes@unisayogya.ac.id Mobile: (0274) 374427

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the7thicph.02.01

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