Relationship of knowledge and attitude to visual inspection of acetic acid (IVA) by women of childbearing age

International Journal of Health Sciences

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Title Relationship of knowledge and attitude to visual inspection of acetic acid (IVA) by women of childbearing age
Creator Putri, Mona Rahayu
Fitria, Lia
Wahyuni, Indah Sri
Chiani, Saraswati Haylian
Ernawati, Ernawati
Subject attitude
IVA examination
Description Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in Asia and more than half of Asian women die of cervical cancer. The purpose of this research is to find out the relationship of knowledge, attitude, and support of husband to IVA examination in Batu Aji health center in Batam. This research is analytical research with a cross-sectional approach by using Cluster Sampling. The sample size is 100 Women of Childbearing Age. Data collection tools with questionnaires. The analytical technique used the chi-square test. From the results of the study Women of Childbearing Age had low knowledge of IVA examination as many as 68 people (68%), had a negative attitude as many as 63 people (63%) and out of 100 respondents only 4 people (4 %) IVA checks. Based on the chi-square test with misunderstanding degree p< 0.05 it was found that there is a meaningful relationship between knowledge with IVA examination with p = 0.009 and OR 1,143, also obtained a meaningful between attitude with IVA examination with p = 1.01 and OR 1,121. To solve this problem it is expected to health workers to provide information or counseling about IVA examinations to women of childbearing age.
Publisher Universidad Tecnica de Manabi
Date 2021-01-30
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Format application/pdf
Source International journal of health sciences; Vol. 5 No. 1 (2021): Online First; 38-45
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 International journal of health sciences

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