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Cultural factors associated with the management of breast lumps amongst Xhosa women

Nosipho Mdondolo, Louise de Villiers, Valerie J Ehlers
Health SA Gesondheid | Vol 8, No 3 | a138 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v8i3.138 | © 2003 Nosipho Mdondolo, Louise de Villiers, Valerie J Ehlers | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 04 November 2003 | Published: 04 November 2003

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Nosipho Mdondolo, University of South Africa, South Africa
Louise de Villiers, University of South Africa, South Africa
Valerie J Ehlers, University of South Africa, South Africa

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Abstract

A qualitative research design and an ethno-nursing research method were used to identify cultural factors influencing Xhosa women’s health seeking behaviours associated with breast lumps.

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’n Kwalitatiewe navorsingsontwerp en ’n etnoverpleegkundige navorsingsmetode is gebruik. Die doel was om te bepaal watter kulturele faktore Xhosa vroue se strewe na welstand, wat in verband staan met ’n borsvergroeisel, beïnvloed.

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