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Determination of Knowledge of Turkish Midwifery Students about Human Papilloma Virus Infection and its Vaccines
- Genc, Rabia Ekti (Izmir Ataturk School of Health, Ege University) ;
- Sarican, Emine Serap (Izmir Ataturk School of Health, Ege University) ;
- Turgay, Ayse San (Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University School of Health) ;
- Icke, Sibel (Izmir Ataturk School of Health, Ege University) ;
- Sari, Dilek (Faculty of Nursing, Ege University) ;
- Saydam, Birsen Karaca (Izmir Ataturk School of Health, Ege University)
- Published : 2013.11.30
Human papilloma virus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted agents and its infection is the most established cause of cervical cancer. Midwives play a key position in the implementation of cervical cancer. This descriptive study aimed to determine the level of knowledge concerning HPV and HPV vaccination among 268 midwifery students. Data were collected between November 15 and 30, 2011, through a self-reported questionnaire. The mean age of participants was
Human papilloma virus;vaccination;midwifery student knowledge;cervical cancer prevention
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