Table 2

Perceived causes of breast cancer

Perceived causes of breast cancerCountry
Diet (red meat, fried food, fast food, hawker stall food)Singapore, Malaysia
Family history of cancerSingapore, Malaysia
StressSingapore, Malaysia
Chemical/external influence (pesticide used for vegetables/fruits, antibody injection for farm animals, nail polish)Singapore, Malaysia
Long working hours, with insufficient restSingapore, Malaysia
Breast feeding (lack of breast feeding; and milk clot due to breast feeding)Singapore, Malaysia
Large breastMalaysia
Old ageSingapore