International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Knowledge of cervical cancer screening among women in Farin Tanki Area Argungu, Kebbi State, Nigeria
Zulkiflu Musa Argungu, Lawali Yakubu, Kabiru Adamu Maisanda, Murtala Muhammad. Musa, Usman Yahaya Illo and Kilani Abdulwaliyu
Cervical cancer is the most common malignancies among females worldwide especially women of reproductive age, cervical cancer is one of the most preventable of all cancers through prophylactic human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination and cervical screening. The study focuses on assessing the knowledge of cervical cancer screening services among women in farin tanki area Argungu. Descriptive survey study utilized validated questionnaire developed by the researcher, 400 questionnaires were administered to women in Farin Tanki area Argungu who met the inclusion criteria using a systematic random sampling technique. Questionnaires were retrieved from respondent after successful completion. Data collection spanned a period of 14days. Data collected were coded and fed into computer using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS version 21.0). Descriptive statistics such as frequencies, proportions and confidence intervals were compared using the chi-square tests as appropriate. A P-value <0.05 was confidence statistically significance. The findings of the study revealed 71.3% of respondents were to be aware a cervical cancer and screening services. There is a significant association between knowledge and utilization of cervical cancer screening services where P<0.002, a significant association exist between barrier and knowledge of cervical cancer screening.
Zulkiflu Musa Argungu, Lawali Yakubu, Kabiru Adamu Maisanda, Murtala Muhammad. Musa, Usman Yahaya Illo, Kilani Abdulwaliyu. Knowledge of cervical cancer screening among women in Farin Tanki Area Argungu, Kebbi State, Nigeria. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2021;3(1):13-17.