Date of Completion

5-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Keywords

mammography, anxiety

Abstract

The study utilized the descriptive research design using survey method. The study used a self-made questionnaire to measure the level of anxiety of the respondents. Respondents included 46 female patients from selected hospitals in Metro Manila and they were selected using purposive sampling technique. The data gathered were subjected to statistical treatment using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, t- test for independent means, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and Duncan’s Multiple Range Test (DMRT). Based on the findings of the study the following conclusions are drawn:1)Majority of the respondents are aged 46 to 55 years old, married, college graduate, have no family history of breast cancer; 2) The respondents experienced mild level of anxiety before and during the examination. While after the examination, the respondents experienced moderate level of anxiety. The overall level of anxiety of the respondents is mild anxiety; 3) The respondents undergoing mammography examination had the same levels of anxiety before, during and after the examination regardless of their age, civil status, educational attainment and family history of breast cancer.

First Advisor

Bessie C. Tallorin, RRT, MAEd

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