Usurumarthi Roja, Devarakonda Koteswaramma
Usurumarthi Roja1, Devarakonda Koteswaramma2*
1Assistant Professor, College of Nursing (M.Sc. in Obstetrical and Gynecological Nursing), Andhra College of Nursing, Andhra Pradesh.
2Tutor, Department of College of Nursing (M.Sc. in Obstetrical and Gynecological Nursing), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2023
Cervical cancer is a leading cause of death among women worldwide. The incidence and mortality from cervical cancer remain very high and many women seek health facilities in the late stage of the disease. An extensive health education program on cervical cancer is necessary for women. According to National Cancer Control programmed cancer has become one of the ten leading causes of death in India. It is estimated that there are nearly 2-2.5 million cancer cases at any given point in time. Materials and Methods: Community-based cross-sectional descriptive research design was adopted. A non-probability sampling technique was used to select the samples. Their knowledge regarding cervical cancer was assessed by using a checklist. The data was analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. The level of significance was set at 0.05level. The results showed that 69.33% of women had inadequate knowledge, 28.67% of women had moderate knowledge and 2% had adequate knowledge. The test mean was 13.61, the standard deviation was 5.27. The study concluded the need for bringing awareness to women regarding the prevention of cervical cancer
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Usurumarthi Roja, Devarakonda Koteswaramma. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Cervical Cancer among women Residing at Rajanagaram. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(4):237-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00054
Usurumarthi Roja, Devarakonda Koteswaramma. A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Cervical Cancer among women Residing at Rajanagaram. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2023; 11(4):237-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2023.00054 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-4-6
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