Determination of knowledge levels, attitude and behaviors of female university students concerning cervical cancer, human papiloma virus and its vaccine

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Yoruk S., Acikgoz A., ERGÖR G.

BMC WOMENS HEALTH, vol.16, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12905-016-0330-6
  • Journal Name: BMC WOMENS HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Keywords: Human papilloma virus, Human papilloma virus vaccine, Cervical cancer risk factors, Knowledge-attitude, Awareness, HUMAN-PAPILLOMAVIRUS HPV, MEDICAL-STUDENTS, INFECTION, AWARENESS, ACCEPTANCE, PERCEPTION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The purpose of the study is to investigate knowledge, attitudes and behaviours concerning cervical cancer, HPV and HPV vaccine of female students studying at a university in a health related department and explore variables affecting taking the vaccine.