Trends in cervical cancer screening in Ibadan, Nigeria: a four-year review.

@article{Ayinde1998TrendsIC,
  title={Trends in cervical cancer screening in Ibadan, Nigeria: a four-year review.},
  author={A E Ayinde and Isaac Folorunso Adewole and Isaac Akinbolu Babarinsa},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={25-30}
}
A four year retrospective review of cervical cytology services at the University College Hospital between 1992 and 1995 was carried out with a view to evaluating the trends in attendance, cost, sociodemographic characteristics and pattern of abnormal smears. The results were compared to those of an initial 4-year period (1988-1991) when the service was initiated. Fifty-three percent (53.8%) of 1,127 smears taken during the period were routine smears. Majority (45.8%) of the smears were non… CONTINUE READING