versão ISSN 1029-3019
TORREBLANCA GUERRA, Rafael; TORRES QUIALA, Junier e ROSALES LAMBERT, Sorelis. Educative activities in Cruce de los Baños on preventing cervical cancer. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.8, pp. 1097-2001. ISSN 1029-3019.
An educative intervention including 142 women that attended the doctor´s office in Cruce Centro, in the zone of Cruce de los Baños, municipality of III Frente in Santiago de Cuba was carried out from June 2008 to June 2009, to modify and broaden their knowledge on the Program of Early Prevention of Cervical Cancer and the main characteristics of the distress. Among the different studied variables there were: age, education, occupation and knowledge of the distress, just to mention some of them. Statistical data were assessed through Mc Nemar test, where p< 0,01 was highly significant. From the case material , 138 women modified their knowledge on the distress, either gaining the right ones, removing the inappropriate ones or upgrading them.
Palavras-chave : woman; cervical cancer; doctor´s office; primary health care.