International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 213

Article in Press

The level of attitude about cervical cancer among urban and rural women in dungun Trengganu, Malaysia

Zakira Mamat*, Zuyranick Nik Nur Zuraid and Tengku Alina

  •  Received: 03 November 2022
  •  Accepted: 10 June 2024
Cervical cancer is the third leading cause of death among at-risk reproductive women in Malaysia. This study was to find out the level of knowledge about cervical cancer among urban and rural women. The study involved women aged between 30 and 65 years. The study design is a comparative study. The sampling method uses a probability sampling method based on sampling criteria and sample exclusion criteria. The IBM Corp.'s 2013 Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 20 software was used to analyse the data in this study. The result show that the level of attitude between that urban and rural women responded positively to cervical cancer.

Keywords: Attitude, Cervical Cancer, Urban and Rural Women