Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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A Descriptive Study to assess the Knowledge regarding Cervical Cancer among selected Rural Areas of Gurugram, Haryana



Address:   Shweta Handa, Poonam Ahlawat, Ms Bharti, Ms Ajay, Ms Renu
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00122.8

ABSTRACT:
A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding cervical cancer among selected rural areas of Gurugram, Haryana.The objective is to assess the level of knowledge regarding cervical cancer. To determine the association between knowledge score regarding cervical cancer with selected demographic variables.The present study was conducted in Budhera village Gurugram,Haryana. Hundred women were selected by using convenient sampling technique. Data was collected by using interview technique using structured questionnaire. Gather data analyzed by calculating the mean percentage, standard deviation, chi square, and tables were use to present the finding of the study. Findings revealed that 36% women were in the age group of 30-40 years. Majority of the women (36%) were illiterate. Most of the women (70%) were married. All (100%) women were belongs to Hindu religion. Majority of the women 59% menarche age was 14-17 years. Majority of women (47%) were having duration of menstruation three to four days. Majority of the women (35%) were having three or more children. Most of the women (67%) were not having previous knowledge about cervical cancer. Most of the women 44% have got the information from the other sources than mass media, textbook and special program.
KEYWORDS:
Descriptive, Knowledge, cervical cancer.
Cite:
Shweta Handa, Poonam Ahlawat, Bharti, Ajay, Renu. A Descriptive Study to assess the Knowledge regarding Cervical Cancer among selected Rural Areas of Gurugram, Haryana. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2019; 9(4):562-565.
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