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Table 3 Participants attitude on test items towards cervical cancer in Gondar town, Ethiopia, 2014 (n = 501)

From: Knowledge and attitude towards cervical cancer among reproductive age group women in Gondar town, North West Ethiopia

VariablesResponseFrequencyPercentage
Believe having multiple sexual partners is risk factor for cervical cancerYes37073.9
No13126.1
Believe cervical cancer is transmittable through sexual inter courseYes11222.4
No38977.6
Believe HIV positivity increases the chance of getting cervical cancerYes31863.5
No18336.5
Believe use of oral contraceptive pill is a risk factor for cervical cancerYes6813.6
No43386.4
Think that smoking is a risk factor for cervical cancerYes33867.5
No16332.5
Think early marriage is a risk factor for cervical cancerYes36673.1
No13526.9
Think cervical cancer is a major health problem for female of reproductive age groupYes44288.2
No5911.8
Think it is possible to detect cervical cancer with early screening before symptoms appearYes24849.5
No25350.5
Think early detection of cervical cancer is good for treatment out comeYes45791.2
No448.8
Believe cervical cancer is preventableYes39178.0
No11022.0
Think it is possible to cure cervical cancerYes23747.3
No26452.7