An analysis on the delay of cervical cancer patients in seeking medical check up in Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital Jakarta

  • Ni N. Susanti
  • M. F. Aziz
  • Adang Bachtiar
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Abstract

Di Indonesia umumnya pasien kanker serviks datang berobat pada stadium lanjut (62 %) sehingga kanker serviks merupakan 66 % dari penyebab kematian ginekologik.1 Tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui faktor-faktor yang berhubungan dengan keterlambatan pasien kanker serviks memeriksakan diri. Penelitian menggunakan metode kuantitatif dan kualitatif dengan sampel yang diambil dari seluruh pasien baru kanker serviks tahun 2000 dan 2001 yang datang berkunjung kembali ke RSUPN Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Jakarta pada bulan Agustus sampai dengan Oktober 2001. Kesimpulan : Variabel yang berhubungan secara signifikan dengan waktu memeriksakan diri ialah pengetahuan, sikap, ketersediaan pelayanan Pap smear dan dukungan suami. Ketersediaan pelayanan Pap smear merupakan variabel yang dominan. (Med J Indones 2003; 12: 162-5) Abstract In Indonesia, most cervical cancer patients seek medical help after the cancer has reached advanced stage (62 %). This has caused cervical cancer to contribute to 66 % of gynecological deaths.1 The objective of this study is to find out factors related to the delay of cervical cancer patients in seeking for medical help. This research employs quantitative and qualitative methods. Samples were obtained from all of the new cervical cancer patients who came for the first time between 2000 to 2001 and returned to the Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital Jakarta from August until October 2001. It is concluded that variables significantly correlated with the delay for medical check up are knowledge, attitude, the availability of Pap smear service and husband support. The availability of Pap smear plays as dominant variabel. (Med J Indones 2003; 12: 162-5) Keywords: Cervical cancer, knowledge, attitude, the availability of Pap smear service, husband support, late medical check up.
Published
2003-08-01
How to Cite
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Susanti NN, Aziz MF, Bachtiar A. An analysis on the delay of cervical cancer patients in seeking medical check up in Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital Jakarta. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2003Aug.1 [cited 2020Jul.6];12(3):162-5. Available from: http://mji.ui.ac.id/journal/index.php/mji/article/view/105
Section
Clinical Research

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