Prevalence of cervical cancer in endemic area (red light district) of Tangerang
Cervical cancer is a fatal disease that attacking the part of a woman s reproductive system called a cervix. This study determined the prevalence of cervical cancer and the trend of some risk factors in red light district of Tangerang among 112 women as a part of a method for preventing and reducing the development of cervical cancer disease in Indonesia. The methodology used including survey research, Pap smear samples collection, cells staining and analyzed the data. This study showed one patient (0.89%) suffering Dysplasia (LSIL), the trend occurred is in older aged, unemployed status, relative low education and not using any contraception. Fifty seven (50.89%) women had a vaginal infection.
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