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Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd , bahrevar91@yahoo.com
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Introduction: prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, accordingly the aim of this study was to determine the extent of the impact of education on prostate cancer-related behaviors in male city of Yazd is based on the health belief model.

Methods: this study was an experimental study of an intervention-that the population it consists of men over 40 years of Yazd, which is one of the first degree relatives they have had prostate cancer. The sample size of each group is based on a formula 40 people recovered and then score related to the attitude and awareness and performance of individuals sampled before training and then 3 months later obtained from intervention on the basis of a questionnaire SPSS18 software and t-student test and chi-square was investigated.

Results: The mean age of the participants in the experimental group 54.55±8.33 and the average age of the participants in the control group 55.02±8.69,.Knowledge of the test and control groups before and after the intervention were expressed on the basis of differences in knowledge scores in the first stage ( pre- intervention ) in both experimental and control groups was not significant .In the second phase ( post- intervention ) and control groups was significant difference between the mean score of knowledge(p=0.000).

Conclusion: The study suggests that by raising awareness among people over 40 years can be better and more effective prevention practices applied in society.

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: General
Received: 2015/01/17 | Accepted: 2015/02/14 | Published: 2017/01/16