PERCEPTION OF WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE ON EARLY DETECTION OF CERVICAL CANCER WITH IVA TEST IN THE BASIC ESSENTIAL NEONATAL OBSTETRICS SERVICES CIPEUNDEUY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER SUBANG REGENCY

  • Wiwin Elis Sumarni Health and Disaster Emergency (HADE) Center, Center of Excellent Poltekkes Kemenkes Tasikmalaya
  • Lia Nurcahyani Health and Disaster Emergency (HADE) Center, Center of Excellent Poltekkes Kemenkes Tasikmalaya
Keywords: Perception of women of childbearing age, IVA test, Cervical Cancer

Abstract

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women with an estimated 570,000 new cases in 2018 and represents 6.6% of all cancers in women. The behavior of women of childbearing age in preventing cervical cancer with early detection is still low. Nationally, it is still less than 5%, while the target to be achieved in 2019 is 50%. In Subang Regency in 2019, of the target of 7500, only 20 people (0.27%) did IVA tests (Subang District Health Office, 2019). This study aims to determine the perception of women of childbearing age on early detection of cervical cancer with IVA test in the Basic Essential Neonatal Obstetrics Services Cipeundeuy Community Health Center, Subang Regency In 2020. This research is qualitative with a case study approach, the research subjects are 5 women of reproductive age. Measurement and observation of these variables using in-depth interviews. Data analysis through transcription, reduction, categorization, presentation of data in narrative form. The behavior of women of childbearing age in preventing cervical cancer with early detection is based on the perception of vulnerability of women of childbearing age to feel vulnerable to cervical cancer, because women of childbearing age is already active in sexual intercourse, based on the perception of severity seriousness. Women of childbearing age considers cervical cancer a serious disease, based on the perceived advantage that this examination is to determine the health condition of the presence of signs and symptoms, based on the perception of obstacles due to shame, fear, lack of knowledge and costs. Women of childbearing age perception of cervical cancer early detection includes perception of vulnerability, perception of severity/ seriousness, perception of benefits and perception of barriers.

Published
2021-07-08
How to Cite
Sumarni, W., & Nurcahyani, L. (2021). PERCEPTION OF WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE ON EARLY DETECTION OF CERVICAL CANCER WITH IVA TEST IN THE BASIC ESSENTIAL NEONATAL OBSTETRICS SERVICES CIPEUNDEUY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER SUBANG REGENCY. International Seminar of Gender Equity Maternal and Child Health, 1(1), 1-11. Retrieved from https://ejournal.stikku.ac.id/index.php/gemic/article/view/308