International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018

Knowledge of Women Regarding Cervical Cancer Attending Obstetrics and Gynecology OPD at Muzaffarnagar Medical College & Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, UP

Vidushi Yadav [2] | Pooja Soni [9] | Sukhvinder Kaur [3]

Abstract: Mortality due to cervical cancer is an indicator of health inequalities, as 86 % of all death due to cervical cancer are in developing countries every year. Every year in India, 122, 844 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. The main objective of the study was to assess the knowledge of cervical cancer among women attending obstetrics and gynecology OPD. Total 60 samples were taken and convenient sampling technique was used to select sample size. Data was collected through structured questionnaire with interview method.75 % of samples were having poor knowledge.25 % samples were at level of inadequate knowledge and none of woman were having adequate and good knowledge. No significant association was found between knowledge score and demographic variables (calculated by chi-square test).

Keywords: Assess, Knowledge, Cervical Cancer, Women, Obstetrics and Gynecology OPD

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,

Pages: 56 - 58

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