KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES RELATED TO CERVICAL CANCER

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Ruchi Saxena Gajendra Saxena

Abstract

Background:   Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women worldwide.   Eighty-six percent of all cervical cancer diagnosed and 88% of death due to cervical cancer occur in developing regions of the world


Material and methods: A facility based cross sectional study was done 500 women of reproductive age group (15-45 years).


Results:  A total of 500 women are approached for interview, in which 420(84.00%) had not heard about cervical cancer, only 16.00% women had knowledge about cervical cancer. About 80.00% women had positive attitude about cervical cancer screening & it’s vaccine.


Conclusions: Women need more information about cervical cancer risk factors, symptoms and screening program.

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Saxena, R., & Saxena, G. (2019). KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES RELATED TO CERVICAL CANCER. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 3(6). https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v3i6.299
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