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Table 4 Overview of results from survey

From: Strengthening breast cancer services in Vietnam: a mixed-methods study

   Facility Type
Service Provided District (n = 6) Commune (n = 58)
Health Promotion (awareness raising) Yes 5 (83.3%) 52 (89.7%)
No 1 (16.7%) 6 (10.3%)
Training to self-examine Yes 4 (66.7%) 42 (72.4%)
No 2 (33.3%) 16 (27.6%)
Clinical Breast Examination Yes 6 (100%) 34 (58.6%)
No 0 (0%) 24 (41.4%)
Opportunistic Screening All the time 1 (16.7%) 8 (13.8%)
Sometimes 1 (16.7%) 25 (43.1%)
Rarely 1 (16.7%) 7 (12.1%)
Never 3 (50%) 13 (22.4)
Missing 0 (0%) 5 (8.6%)
Ultrasound Yes 5 (83.3%) 3 (5.2%)
No 1 (16.7%) 55 (94.8%)
Diagnosis (pathological confirmation) Yes 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
No 6 (100%) 58 (100%)
Treatment Yes 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
No 6 (100%) 58 (100%)
Palliative Services (inc. use of morphine) Yes 4 (66.7%) 13 (22.4%)
No 2 (33.3%) 45 (77.6%)
Resources/Training
 Do you have the staff, resources, and equipment to provide all breast cancer services you are authorised to provide? Yes 3 (50%) 33 (56.9%)
No 3 (50%) 22 (37.9%)
Missing 0 (0%) 3 (5.2%)
 Cancer and breast cancer training provided to staff at the facility Yes – General Cancer Training 3 (50%) 24 (41.4%)
Yes – Breast Cancer specific training 1 (16.7%) 10 (17.2%)
No 2 (33.3%) 24 (41.4%)
Community Screening
 Supports community-based screening activities Yes 3 (50%) 44 (75.9%)
No 3 (50%) 11 (19.0%)
Missing 0 (0%) 3 (5.2%)
If YES, what roles are undertaken? (percentage as total percent / valid percent)
 Lead the operation Yes 2 (33.3% / 66.7%) 13 (22.4% / 29.5%)
No 1 (16.7% / 33.3%) 31 (53.4 / 70.5%)
Missing 0 (0%) 14 (24.1%)
 Technical support (supporting the actual delivery of screening services, lead by a higher level health facility) Yes 2 (33.3% / 66.7%) 4 (6.9% / 9.1%)
No 1 (16.7% / 33.3%) 40 (69.0% / 90.0%)
Missing 0 (0%) 14 (24.1%)
 Administrative support (advertising screening, patient registration etc.) Yes 0 (0%) 32 (55.2% / 72.7%)
No 3 (50% / 100%) 12 (20.7% / 27.3%)
Missing 0 (0%) 14 (24.1%)