Impact of Health Education on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Secondary School Teachers in Enugu State
Ezeruigbo Chinwe R* and UdeNebonta Abigail R
Department of Nursing, Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, Nigeria
- *Corresponding Author:
- Ezeruigbo Chinwe R
Lecturer, Department of Nursing
Ebonyi State University
University in Abakaliki
Tel: 080 67558863
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date May 11, 2015; Accepted date June 18, 2015; Published date June 23, 2015
Citation: Ezeruigbo Chinwe R, UdeNebonta Abigail R (2015) Impact of Health Education on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Secondary School Teachers in Enugu State. J Women’s Health Care 4:241. doi:10.4172/2167-0420.1000241
Copyright: © 2015 Ezeruigbo Chinwe R, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
A cross sectional, descriptive interventional study directed by four research questions and three hypotheses was used to determine the impact of health education on knowledge, attitude and practice of cervical cancer screening among secondary school teachers. Population was secondary school teachers in Enugu State. Sample size of 380 teachers in 14 schools in Enugu North Local Government Area was drawn as sample using multi-stage sampling technique. Instrument used was questionnaire. Data were presented in tables and analyzed using measures of central tendencies and percentages. Hypotheses were tested using chi-square. Findings revealed relative good knowledge, positive attitudes, poor practice and significant impact of health education on their knowledge, attitude and practice. Recommendations were made as well as suggestions for further studies.