Table 3: Study participant’s knowledge about BSE, at the university hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, March 2011.

VariablesFrequencyPercent

Age to begin BSE
 20 years19471.9
 25 years4014.8
 30 years124.4
 35 years248.9
How often should BSE be performed
 Every six months to time of ovulation5721.1
 Monthly 1–7 days after menses13951.5
 Once a week before rising out of bed7427.4