International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 8, Issue 7 (2021)

Effect of health education programme on practice of cervical cancer screening among women of child bearing age in Anambra state


Nwankwo Nonyelum Stella

Effect of Health Education programme on practice of cervical cancer screening among women of child bearing age in Anambra State, two research questions and hypotheses guided the study. The study adopted a quasi-experimental research design and the sample comprised of one hundred and thirty four subjects for experimental group and fifty subjects for control group. The subjects are those women going to antenatal in open emergency clinics in Anambra State at the time of this study. The instrument used for the study contained five inquiries on segment information of the respondents, inquiries on information on cervical disease and practice inquiries with four point reaction alternatives. The reliability of the instrument was set up by utilizing Cronbach alpha to ensure its inward consistency. The means and standard deviation was used to answer the research questions and inferential statistics (ANCOVA) was used to test the null hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the suggests that exposing women of child bearing age to health education programme improved the practice of cervical cancer screening practice than not exposing them to any treatment. Thus, health education programme significantly increased the cervical cancer practice of women of child bearing age. Women of child bearing who had only primary education were better in cervical cancer screening practices than those with higher education qualifications.
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Nwankwo Nonyelum Stella. Effect of health education programme on practice of cervical cancer screening among women of child bearing age in Anambra state. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 8, Issue 7, 2021, Pages 121-127
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