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Research Article

Knowledge and Awareness of Cervical Cancer among HIV-Infected Women in Ethiopia

Table 4

Overall knowledge of cervical cancer among HIV-infected women involved in the study, Ethiopia, August to September 2012.

Correct answers used to measure cervical cancer knowledgeNumber %

(1) The primary cause of cervical cancer is a germ/virus 12239.6
(2) Women who have sex before 18 years of age are at high risk for cervical cancer4213.6
(3) Women exposed to repeated sexually transmitted illness are at high risk for cervical cancer6119.8
(4) Women infected with HIV are at high risk for cervical cancer16954.9
(5) Women with multiple sexual partners are at high risk for cervical cancer10233.1
(6) A wife of a man who had multiple sexual partners is at high risk for cervical cancer4514.6
(7) Women who have a mother or sister with cervical cancer are at high risk for cervical cancer113.6
(8) Women should seek care related to cervical cancer once they become sexually active9631.2
(9) Cryotherapy is a treatment option for women diagnosed with precancerous cervical lesion 92.9
(10) Treatment options for women diagnosed with cervical cancer include chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery7925.6

Overall cervical cancer knowledge levelNumber %

Women knowledgeable about cervical cancer (cumulative knowledge score > 2)13543.8
Women less knowledgeable about cervical cancer (cumulative knowledge score 2)17356.2

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