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Assessment of availability of visual inspection with acetic –acid (VIA) requirements for cervical cancer screening in secondary health care institutions of Kaduna State, Nigeria

Musa, Umar; Balarabe, Fatima; Chado, Mohammed Alfa; Ladan, Muhammad Awwal

Authors

Umar Musa

Fatima Balarabe fatimabalarabe68@gmail.com

Mohammed Alfa Chado

Muhammad Awwal Ladan Muhammad.Ladan@nottingham.ac.uk



Abstract

The study determined the availability of visual inspection with acetic-acid requirements for cervical cancer screening in secondary health care institutions of Kaduna state. A cross-sectional descriptive survey was used for the study. The study population comprises all nurses, midwives, and nurse-midwives working in all the secondary healthcare institutions of the state. The sample size used for the study was 300 using the Yamane sample size selection formula. The technique involved was stratified sampling method whereby the three existing senatorial zones served as strata. Each of the stratum was clustered according to the existing local government areas. A purposive sampling was further used to select nine local governments, three from each senatorial zone that have secondary health care institutions. A proportionate sampling was used to distribute questionnaire copies to the health workers. The instrument used for data collection was a questionnaire which has been modified to four point likert scale. Three hundred (300) questionnaire copies were administered out of which (297) were retrieved. The data collected was analyzed using one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) at 0.05 level of confidence to answer the hypotheses. A post-hoc scheffe test was further used to determine were th differences are. Findings from the study shows that VIA requirements are not available in the secondary health care institutions for cervical cancer screening with an aggregate mean score of (2.1458). There is a significant difference among the secondary health care institutions in the availability of VIA requirements to screen for cervical cancer in Kaduna state where (P

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Nov 1, 2014
Journal IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences
Electronic ISSN 2279-0853
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 13
Issue 11
APA6 Citation Musa, U., Balarabe, F., Chado, M. A., & Ladan, M. A. (2014). Assessment of availability of visual inspection with acetic –acid (VIA) requirements for cervical cancer screening in secondary health care institutions of Kaduna State, Nigeria. https://doi.org/10.9790/0853-131125762
DOI https://doi.org/10.9790/0853-131125762
Keywords Availability, Visual inspection, Acetic- acid, requirements, Secondary healthcare institutions
Publisher URL http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jdms/papers/Vol13-issue11/Version-2/K0131125762.pdf
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