WOMAN’S KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES ABOUT PARTICIPATION IN THE INVESTIGATION IVA TEST (VISUAL INSPECTION OF ACETIC ACID) IN DUSUN IV DESA TENGAH PANCUR BATU SUB-DISTRICT DELI SERDANG 2014

  • Suswati Suswati
  • Dewi Meliasari Poltekkes Kemenkes Medan

Abstract

Low coverage of early detection or screening is one of the reasons why increasing the
incidence rate of cervical cancer reach out 1.4 million women in the world, this study aimed to know
the woman’s participation in investigation IVA test (Visual Inspection of Acetic Acid) in Dusun IV
Desa Tengah Pancur Batu sub-district Deli Serdang regency 2014.
This study used descriptive method. Population was all of women that had married who
become subject investigation IVA test (Visual Inspection of Acetic Acid) in Dusun IV, sample were
taken as many as 57 people. Sampling technique was used total sampling. This study conducted from
March until July 2014.
The result of study showed from 57 respondent, the majority of respondents didn’t want to
participate in investigation IVA test (Visual Inspection of Acetic Acid) were 35 people (61.40%),
majority of the less knowledgeable were 25 people (43.90%), the majority that have supportive stance
were 37 people (65.00%), well knowledgeable with the supportive stance were 18 people (48.64%),
and well knowledgeable women’s majority with supportive stance about participation in investigation
IVA test were 18 people (48.64%).
Respondent’s knowledge and attitudes about participation in investigation IVA test (Visual
Inspection of Acetic Acid) were less knowledgeable and supportive stance. Hopefully, for midwives
and health workers more increase information about health. So, hopefully women can be more
participation in investigation IVA test (Visual Inspection of Acetic Acid).

Published
2019-07-19