Year 2019, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 25 - 30 2019-03-18

İnternet ortamındaki meme kanseri ile ilgili hasta eğitim materyallerinin okunabilirliğinin değerlendirilmesi
Assessment of the readability of patient education materials regarding breast cancer on websites

Nergis Aksoy [1] , Betul Kozanhan [2] , Mehmet Ali Eryilmaz [3] , Mahmut Sami Tutar [4]

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Giriş: Google arama motoru, sağlıkla ilgili hasta eğitim bilgilerine erişmek için yaygın olarak kullanılan bir kaynaktır. Bu nedenle erişilebilir bilgilerin doğru, güncel ve genel toplum sağlık okuryazarlık düzeyine uygun olması önemlidir.  Bu araştırmada internet ortamında sunulan meme kanseri ile ilgili hasta bilgilendirme metinlerinin okunabilirlik analizinin ve bu sitelerde yer alan metinlerin içerik değerlendirilmesinin yapılması amaçlandı.

Yöntem: “Google” arama motorunda; meme kanseri ve memede kitle anahtar kelimeleri ile arama yapılarak toplam 200 internet sitesi değerlendirildi. On cümleden az bilgi içeren, sohbet, forum, ticari blog sitelerdeki metinler çalışma dışı bırakıldı. Metinler; hazırlayan uzmanlık dalına göre; genel cerrahi ve genel cerrahi dışı olarak iki gruba ayrıldı. Metinlerin okunabilirlik düzeyleri, Ateşman ve Bezirci-Yılmaz formülleri kullanılarak hesaplandı. Metinler ayrıca meme kanseri gelişiminde tanımlanmış olan risk faktörleri, erken teşhiste kullanılabilecek muayene ve tarama yöntemi varlığı açısından da değerlendirildi.

Bulgular: Toplam 64 internet sitesinde yer alan hasta bilgilendirme metni araştırma kriterlerine uygun bulunarak değerlendirmeye alındı. Metinlerin okunabilirlik ortalaması; Ateşman’a göre orta güçlükte, Bezirci-Yılmaz’a göre 11. sınıf düzeyinde olup 2 grup arasında anlamlı bir fark yoktu. İçerik değerlendirmesinde iki grup benzer olmakla birlikte; sadece 18 sitede hem meme kanseri gelişiminde tanımlanan risk faktörleri hem de tarama yöntemleri mevcuttu.

Sonuç: Mevcut internet sitelerindeki meme kanseri hasta bilgilendirme metinlerinin okunabilirlik düzeyinin orta güçlükte olduğu tespit edildi. Metinlerden ancak dörtte birinin içerik yönünden yeterli olduğu bulundu. İnternet ortamında erişilen meme kanseri içerikli hasta bilgilendirme sitelerinin toplum sağlık okuryazarlık düzeyine uygun olarak yeniden hazırlanması ile erken kanser teşhisinde katkısı olabileceği kanaatindeyiz.  

Introduction: The Google search engine is a widely used resource for accessing health-related patient education texts. Therefore accessible information in the texts should be accurate, up-to-date and appropriate to the general public health literacy level. In this research, we aimed to analyze the readability of patient education texts prepared for breast cancer presented on internet and to evaluate the content of texts.

Methods:A total of 200 web sites at Google search engine were evaluated using the terms  “breast cancer and breast mass”. The average readability level was analyzed using Ateşman and Bezirci-Yilmaz readability formulas. The texts were also evaluated in terms of the risk factors identified in the development of breast cancer, the presence of examination and screening methods that could be used in early diagnosis.

Results:A total 64 internet sites that are in compliance with the research criteria were evaluated. The overall mean reading level of the texts was found moderate, using the Ateşman formula and college level according to Bezirci. 18 Web sites had both the risk factors identified in the development of breast cancer and the methods of screenings.

Conclusions: A total 64 internet sites that are in compliance with the research criteria were evaluated. The overall mean reading level of the texts was found moderate, using the Ateşman formula and college level according to Bezirci. 18 Web sites had both the risk factors identified in the development of breast cancer and the methods of screenings.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Published Date Apr 2019
Journal Section Original Research
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-0408-5190
Author: Nergis Aksoy (Primary Author)
Institution: University of Health Sciences, Training and Research Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Konya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5097-9291
Author: Betul Kozanhan
Institution: University of Health Sciences, Training and Research Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Konya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5280-3943
Author: Mehmet Ali Eryilmaz
Institution: University of Health Sciences, Training and Research Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Konya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5709-6504
Author: Mahmut Sami Tutar
Institution: University of Health Sciences, Training and Research Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Konya, Turkey
Country: Turkey


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APA Aksoy, N , Kozanhan, B , Eryilmaz, M , Tutar, M . (2019). Assessment of the readability of patient education materials regarding breast cancer on websites. FAMILY PRACTICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE, 4 (1), 25-30. DOI: 10.22391/fppc.480193
MLA Aksoy, N , Kozanhan, B , Eryilmaz, M , Tutar, M . "Assessment of the readability of patient education materials regarding breast cancer on websites". FAMILY PRACTICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 4 (2019): 25-30 <http://www.fppc.com.tr/issue/43926/480193>
Chicago Aksoy, N , Kozanhan, B , Eryilmaz, M , Tutar, M . "Assessment of the readability of patient education materials regarding breast cancer on websites". FAMILY PRACTICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 4 (2019): 25-30
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ISNAD Aksoy, Nergis , Kozanhan, Betul , Eryilmaz, Mehmet Ali , Tutar, Mahmut Sami . "Assessment of the readability of patient education materials regarding breast cancer on websites". FAMILY PRACTICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 4 / 1 (March 2019): 25-30. https://doi.org/10.22391/fppc.480193