Level of anxiety of patient undergoing mammography examination at De La Salle University Medical Center

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Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology


Anxiety, Mammography


This study used the descriptive method of research. Twenty-five (25) patients who have undergone mammography examination were chosen as respondents using non-proportional quota sampling. The researchers used a self-made questionnaire validated by the faculty members of the College of Medical Radiation Technology. The statistical treatments used were frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, ANOVA f-test and t-test for independent means. From the findings, the following conclusions were drawn: (1) Majority of the respondents were 46-50 years old and above 50 years old, married, had finished college, without a family history of breast cancer, with an income of above P20,000 and had an examination once a year; (2) The respondents had a moderate anxiety when undergoing mammography examination; (3) There is no significant difference on the level of anxiety of patients when grouped according to age, civil status, educational attainment, monthly family income and number of times the patient has undergone the procedure. However, there is a significant difference when grouped according to family history.

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