Main Organiser

Julius Centre University of Malaya

Co-organiser

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malay

Supported by

University of Malaya

FACTORS RELATED TO WOMAN EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATION IN PAP SMEAR EXAMINATION ON MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, SOUTH SULAWESI, 2010

Author

Ansar JA, Kamaruddin WH & Mamang

Institution

Hasanuddin University

Abstract

Objectives: This research is designed to understand several factors related to woman employee of state medical department, in South Sulawesi, Makassar participation toward pap smear examination.

Methods: The research is analytical with cross- sectional study approach. Target population is all married woman employees on state medical department in South Sulawesi, as many as 152 people. Samples in study are saturated samples with exchaustive sampling technique. Respondents are 137 people or about 90.13% of entire population.

Results: Study result shows that 57.7% married employee had pap smear examination and 42.3% married employee never had. There is relation of attitude (p=0.000), husband support (p=0.000), and medical providers support (p=0.000) toward their participation in pap smear examination, where as education has no relating event on their participation.

Conclusion: This study simply suggesting that all women with active sexual life take a continuing and constant pap smear examination. And for institute to perform routine pap smear elucidating programme, and also for government to take a serious care in handling cervical cancer problem with promotion of pap smear examination significance.