Knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of sex workers about cervical cancer in a brothel from Adana


AKCALI N., NAZLICAN E. , AKBABA M. , Okyay R. A. , NAYIR T.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.42, ss.41-47, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.17826/cutf.280070
  • Dergi Adı: CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.41-47

Özet

Purpose: Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women and the seventh overall, with an estimated 528,000 new cases worldwide in 2012. The highest prevalence of HPV has been described in female sex workers (FSWs). The aim of this study is determine the level of knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of FSWs about cervical cancer.