Published: 2018-05-25

Delay of early detection on cervical cancer patients advance stadium in Sanglah central hospital Denpasar

Ni Made Rai Widiastuti, Joce Desak Made Sri Witati


Background: Patients with cervical cancer late to realize that they have been infected with the disease and come treated in an advanced stage, this will increase the number of morbidity and mortality in women. The purpose of this study is to determine the factors associated with delay in cervical cancer patients do early detection.

Methods: Cross-sectional analytic research design with 90 samples of cervical cancer patients who came to visit Poly Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology Sanglah Central Hospital Denpasar using consecutive sampling technique. Data were analyzed gradually including univariate, bivariate (chi square) and multivariate (poisson regression).

Results: This study showed 61 respondents (67.8%) came to the service already in the state of advanced stage (>IIB). The variables that are significantly related to the time of self examination are education, occupation, family income, knowledge, attitude, information presentation, availability of service place, and family support. Education, knowledge, and attitude are the dominant variables.

Conclusions: Efforts to increase early detection by improving the quality and quantity of education by health personnel and all supporting components.


Cervical cancer, Delay, Denpasar

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