Perceptions of Nigerian Women about Human Papilloma Virus, Cervical Cancer, and HPV Vaccine

@inproceedings{Akanbi2015PerceptionsON,
  title={Perceptions of Nigerian Women about Human Papilloma Virus, Cervical Cancer, and HPV Vaccine},
  author={Olusola Anuoluwapo Akanbi and Abiodun Iyanda and Folakemi Osundare and Oluyinka Oladele Opaleye},
  booktitle={Scientifica},
  year={2015}
}
Background. Cervical cancer caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) though preventable has claimed the lives of many women worldwide. This study was embarked upon to evaluate the general knowledge and perceptions of Nigerian women on HPV, cervical cancer, and HPV vaccine. Methods. Structured questionnaires were administered to a cross section of 737 women randomly selected from the general population in two southwestern States of Nigeria. Statistical analysis was done using SPSS computer software… CONTINUE READING

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