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Table 2 Frequency distribution of knowledge of respondents’ cervical cancer risk factors and clinical manifestations, Addis Ababa, 2014

From: Assessment of cervical cancer services and cervical cancer related knowledge of health service providers in public health facilities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Knowledge of respondents Frequency Percent
Risk factors
 Smoking 158 51.1
 Multiple sexual partners 257 83.2
 Multi parity 100 32.4
 Early sexual debut 168 54.4
 Long term use of contraceptive pill 117 37.9
 Suppressed immunity 141 45.6
 I do not know 12 3.9
Clinical manifestations
 Bleeding after intercourse/douching 251 81.2
 Inter-menstrual bleeding 126 40.8
 Painful coitus 172 55.7
 Vaginal discharge 215 69.6
 Unexplained weight loss 125 40.5
 Anaemia 157 50.8
 Swelling of cervix 128 41.4
 I do not know 8 2.6