publication . Article . 2016

The Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviours of Women above 18 Years Old about Genital Warts, Cervical Cancer and Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination

Gülcan Saylam Kurtipek; Fatma Göksin Cihan; Arzu Ataseven; Ilkay Özer; Zeynep Can Turhan;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2016 Journal: Turkish Journal of Dermatology / Türk Dermatoloji Dergisi, volume 10, pages 105-109 (issn: 1307-7635, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Abstract
Objective: This study aims to evaluate the knowledge and attitudes of women on genital warts, cervical cancer and human papilloma virus (HPV). Methods: Women aged 18 years old and over, admitting dermatology outpatient clinics of Konya Training and Research Hospital for any reason, were included in this cross sectional descriptive study. A 19-question survey was administered to 543 women to evaluate their knowledge and attitudes on genital warts, cervical cancer, smear test, protection methods, HPV vaccination and education. The collected data were analyzed by SPSS 21.0. Results: Only 16.6% (n=90) of the participants had information about genital HPV, among them...
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Medical Subject Headings: virus diseases
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publication . Article . 2016

The Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviours of Women above 18 Years Old about Genital Warts, Cervical Cancer and Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination

Gülcan Saylam Kurtipek; Fatma Göksin Cihan; Arzu Ataseven; Ilkay Özer; Zeynep Can Turhan;