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DUNAN CRUZ, Liam Kadel; CALA CALVINO, Leidys; INFANTE TABIO, Nadia Inés  and  HERNANDEZ LIN, Tania. Gynecobstetric risk factors for cervical cancer in primary health care. MEDISAN [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.5, pp.573-579. ISSN 1029-3019.

A descriptive and cross-sectional study of 50 women with some kind of alteration in their Pap smear results in the last triennium, and who belong to the health area of ¨José Martí Pérez¨ University Polyclinic from Santiago de Cuba, was carried out during the first semester of 2008 in order to determine the gynecobstetric risk factors in the cervical cancer course. Multiparity and the intergenesic period over a year, as well as the beginning of sexual intercourse in adolescence, the use of hormonal contraceptives, and history of sexually transmitted infections were predominant among them.

Keywords : cervical tumor; risk factor; Pap smear; multiparity; hormonal contraceptive; intergenesic period; primary health care.

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