Knowledge on cervical cancer, attitude toward its screening, and associated factors among reproductive age women in Metu Town, Ilu Aba Bor, South West Ethiopia, 2018: community-based cross-sectional study

Chali K., Oljira D., Sileshi T., Mekonnen T.

CANCER REPORTS, vol.4, no.5, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/cnr2.1382
  • Journal Name: CANCER REPORTS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Keywords: attitude, cervical cancer, Ethiopia, knowledge, COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE


Background Cervical cancer is one of the major public health problems worldwide. Lack of awareness and unavailability of screening services are the major factors that contribute to the problem of cervical cancer in Ethiopia. The community-based study conducted regarding the knowledge and attitude toward cervical cancer among women of reproductive age group is not enough to indicate the problem.