Abstract

The majority of breast cancer patients come to medical service at an advanced
stage. Because most cancer cases are found in the severe stage, healing is difficult to do. In
fact, detection of early-stage breast cancer is very easy, and can be done individually. Quite
a few minutes, once a month, to perform breast self-examination (SADARI). But because of
the level of knowledge of women about cancer remains low so that it can become an
obstacle to efforts to prevent the occurrence of breast cancer. To find out knowledge
relations about SADARI with SADARI attitude on women in the Bantarwuni Village,
Puskesmas Kembaran's working area, Banyumas District . This research is a descriptive
research with cross sectional correlation's study, the sample used was cluster sampling. The
sample was women aged 20-35 years in the Bantarwuni Village, the sample in this research
was 60 respondents. Instrument of data collection using questionnaires. Data analysis
using Bivariate analysis with statistical test used was chi square. From the results, most of
the knowledge of knowing about SADARI was less by 28 respondents (47%), and most of
the negative attitude of knowing it was a total of 36 respondents (60%). There is knowledge
relations about SADARI with SADARI attitude on women in the Bantarwuni Village,
Puskesmas Kembaran's working area, Banyumas Distric twith þ-value (0.001) <α (0,05).
There is knowledge relations about SADARI with SADARI attitude on women in the
Bantarwuni Village, Puskesmas Kembaran's working area, Banyumas District.


Keyword : Knowledge, attitude, SADARI.