Determination of Employees' Attitudes Concerning Contributing Factors and Early Detection for Prostate Cancer in Baghdad University Colleges in bab-Almudam


  • Hussein Hadi Atiyah University of Baghdad
  • Haider M. Majeed University of Baghdad



Determination, Employees, Attitudes, Contributing Factors, Early Detection, Prostate Cancer


Background: Prostate cancer is increasingly becoming one of the most significant health problems facing Iraqi men and the commonest cause of cancer related death in men globally.

Aims of the study: The objective of this study to determination of employees' attitudes toward contributing factors and early detection methods for prostate cancer among male staffs of Baghdad's University Colleges in bab-Almudam.

Methodology: A cross sectional descriptive design study was carried out among 100 male staff working in colleges of Baghdad University in Bab-Almudam region. Male staffs that agreed to participant and were recruited on giving oral consent, Data was collected by distributing structured a self-administered questionnaire, written in Arabic was used.

Results: The Majority of participants (66.0%) were ages between (38 - 47) years, the median age was 41 years (range, 18- 62) years (mean=41.8+ S.D =10.035). Regarding marital status, the majority (85 %) was married, followed by (13%) who were single and (2%) who were divorced or widowed. Approximately half (45%) of participants had PhD education, following by (33 %) university, (8%) secondary school, (7%) MSc and (4%) institute education and (3%) intermediate education. Furthermore, (94%) of study participants reported they had no family history of prostate only (6%) reported had family history PCa. A total of (98%) were living in urban area and reminder lived in rural area. Most of the study participants 48 (56%) had positive level, while (20%) of them had strong positive and only (24%) of total participants had negative attitude about early detection and intention screening of PCa.


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Author Biographies

Hussein Hadi Atiyah, University of Baghdad

College of Nursing

Haider M. Majeed, University of Baghdad

College of Nursing




How to Cite

Atiyah, H. H., & Majeed, H. M. (2020). Determination of Employees’ Attitudes Concerning Contributing Factors and Early Detection for Prostate Cancer in Baghdad University Colleges in bab-Almudam. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences, 10(2), 31–37.

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