Date of Completion


Document Type

Capstone Project

Degree Name

Grade 12


breast self-examination


Breast Self-Examination (BSE) is a procedure where one inspects the breast for lumps or any abnormalities on their own without using any type of machinery and is cost-effective. The general objective of this study is to know the level of awareness of female grade 12 students from special health sciences senior high school. The specific objectives are: determining the demographic data according to age, information background, and family history, determining the level of awareness regarding BSE, and determining the differences of the level of awareness regarding BSE according to age, information background and family history. The researchers utilized descriptive research design, Raosoft to calculate the sample size, and simple random sampling to distribute the adapted questionnaires through Google Forms. The majority of the respondents are 18 to 19 years old, knowledgeable about BSE, and do not have a family member who has or had breast cancer. The findings of the study revealed that the level of awareness of most female Grade 12 students is highly aware of BSE. In addition, the level of awareness differs when grouped according to their age, information background, and family history had no significant difference, highly significant difference, and significant difference, respectively.

First Advisor

Lenard Charles C. Monsada