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Title: Awareness of Saudi women in relation to cervical Carcinoma in Riyadh City.
Authors: Moawed, Salma.
Keywords: Cervical Carcinoma, Saudi Women
Issue Date: 1999
Citation: Bulletin of Higher Institute of Public Health vol. 29, No. 4, October 683:696
Abstract: The study was carried out with the aim of investigating the awareness of Saudi women in regard to the data was collected through a questionnaire interview. The sample was studied in 85 cervical cancer patients and 170 matched controls. The mean age of the cases was 44.1 years and mean parity 6.5, the majority were illiterate. The study revealed the following results: Basic knowledge of abnormalities of vaginal bleeding or discharge was poor in both groups. Over 90% had never attended any routine gynecological checkup and did not deem it necessary. Pap smears were totally unknown to most cases and controls. So the vital role of public education in the control of cervical carcinoma is emphasized.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/18022
ISSN: 1110-0036
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