Vegetable Consumption Reduce Breast Cancer Risk Factors in Lampung Province
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- Fruit; Risk Factors; Breast Cancer; Vegetables
Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that originates from gland cells, gland ducts and breast supporting tissues. This type of cancer is the most commonly occuring cancer in women. In Lampung Province, the prevalence of breast cancer is the highest one. So far, the cause of cancer is still unknown. However, there are several factors that have been known to be able to reduce and increase the risk of this cancer, such as diet (fruits and vegetables). The purpose of this study was to identify the fruits and vegetables as the risk factors of breast cancer in the province of Lampung. The study held in RSUD dr. H. Abdul Moeloek Lampung and RSUD Jend. Ahmad Yani Metro. The study design was ‘case control’ with medical record observation instruments and interview guides. The sample involved 300 people, divided into two groups, 150 women with breast cancer and 150 women without breast cancer. The study variables consisted of breast cancer, vegetables and fruits. This study using logistic regression test analysis. The results showed that the risk factors associated with breast cancer were the infrequent intake of vegetables (p = 0.00; OR: 4.680) while the infrequent intake of fruits was not become a risk factor (p = 0.054). Since it is recommended to reduce breast cancer risk factors, it is highly recommended to consume vegetables frequently. Hopefully this study can be used as a reference in health promotion to the community which vegetable consumption as the prevention of breast cancer.
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TY - CONF AU - Yuniastini AU - Purwati AU - Wien Wiratmoko AU - Suslina PY - 2023 DA - 2023/05/13 TI - Vegetable Consumption Reduce Breast Cancer Risk Factors in Lampung Province BT - Proceedings of the 1st UMSurabaya Multidisciplinary International Conference 2021 (MICon 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 896 EP - 904 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_100 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_100 ID - 2023 ER -