International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)

Assess the knowledge regarding risk factors of cervical cancer among nursing students in Narayana College of Nursing, Nellore


M Naseema, P Mogileeswari, N Subhashini, Dr. Indira Arumugam

The aim of the present cross sectional descriptive study was to assess the level of knowledge regarding risk factors for cervical cancer among nursing students. 30 nursing students were selected by using the non-probability Convenience sampling technique. A structured questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge regarding risk factors of cervical cancer. The study findings revealed that majority 40% of nursing students had adequate knowledge followed by 16.7% are had moderately adequate and 43.3% had inadequate knowledge regarding risk factors of cervical cancer. It indicates there is a need of continuous education programmes for improving the knowledge among nursing students and providing effective community awareness programmes on cervical cancer.
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