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Volume 5 Issue 12
December-2018
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR1812A26

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183-187

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A Study to Assess Knowledge Regarding Human Papilloma Virus Infection and Cervical Cancer among College Girls in Selected Colleges of District Patiala, Punjab

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2349-5162

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"A Study to Assess Knowledge Regarding Human Papilloma Virus Infection and Cervical Cancer among College Girls in Selected Colleges of District Patiala, Punjab", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no.183-187, December-2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812A26.pdf

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Abstract: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide and the most common in women of under-developed and developing countries. This paper aims to assess knowledge regarding Human Papilloma Virus infection and Cervical Cancer among college girls. A descriptive research design is used in the present study. The sample size was 200 college girls (age 17-24 years) who were selected through purposive sampling technique from colleges of district Patiala of Punjab State of India. Demographic, self-structured questionnaire (multiple choice questions) and a checklist for assessing knowledge were used to collect the data for the present study. The knowledge score was 8.88±4.217. There was a significant association of level of knowledge with religion. There was a nonsignificant association of level of knowledge with age, year of study, stream of graduation, marital status, family income, type of family, place of residence, the source of information and number of sexual partners. This study can further be used as a preventive measure for creating awareness and maintaining healthy behavior patterns in different settings among students.

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Keywords: - Human Papilloma Virus Infection, Cervical Cancer

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"A Study to Assess Knowledge Regarding Human Papilloma Virus Infection and Cervical Cancer among College Girls in Selected Colleges of District Patiala, Punjab", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp183-187, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812A26.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1812A26
Registration ID: 194005
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 12 | Year December-2018
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Page No: 183-187
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"A Study to Assess Knowledge Regarding Human Papilloma Virus Infection and Cervical Cancer among College Girls in Selected Colleges of District Patiala, Punjab", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp183-187, December-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1812A26.pdf




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