Project Title:

The Influence of Cancer Risk Perceptions, Health Locus of Control, And Spirituality on Likelihood of Engaging in Cancer Protective Behavior, Cancer Screening and Genetic Testing Among Turkish Population

 

Principal Investigator:

Associate Professor Lemi Baruh

 

Researcher:

Associate Professor Tarcan Kumkale

 

Consultant:

Professor Ali Çarkoğlu (Koç University)

Professor Suzan Zorludemir (Çukurova University)

 

Funding Institution: 

TÜBİTAK – ARDEB 3501

 

Project No:

111K197

 

Abstract:

This study (n = 3021) investigates psychosocial factors that influence individuals’ likelihood of engaging in behavior that may help reduce cancer risks, getting tested for early detection of cancer, and getting genetic testing for susceptibility to cancer. The study comprises 14 different questionnaire versions with different question modules targeting specific age groups.

 

Files:

-        Questionnaire Form (in Turkish)

-        Information regarding the questionnaire modules and versions (in Turkish)

-        Final Report approved by TÜBİTAK (in Turkish)

 

Access to Dataset:

Please contact the project’s principal investigator.