Effect of Health Education About Cervical Cancer and Papanicolaou Testing on the Behavior, Knowledge, and Beliefs of Turkish Women


Bebis H., Reis N., Yavan T., Bayrak D., Unal A., Bodur S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER, vol.22, no.8, pp.1407-1412, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/igc.0b013e318263f04c
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1407-1412
  • Keywords: Cervical cancer, Health belief model, Health education, Papanicolaou test, PAP-SMEAR TEST, RISK-FACTORS, HPV, AWARENESS, MAMMOGRAPHY, PERCEPTION, ATTITUDES, SCALE
  • Ataturk University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Cervical cancer is the second most common form of cancer observed among women in Turkey. The participation of women in cervical cancer screening programs is strongly affected by Turkish attitudes, beliefs, and sociocultural structure.