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Table 1 Construction of scores for the assessment of knowledge on cervical cancer among midwives in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 2012

From: Cervical cancer prevention in reproductive health services: knowledge, attitudes and practices of midwives in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa

Items studied Topics Number of questions Theme of questions Topic value Total score Scale of analysis
    Incidence    
  Epidemiology 5 Mortality Min = 0 Max = 5   
    Age    
Score of knowledge on cervical cancer disease    HPV   15 0- 100%
Risk factors 5 Sexuality Min = 0 Max = 5
    Multiparity    
  Symptoms 5 Bleedings Min = 0 Max = 5   
  Pains   
    Vaccine    
  Prevention method 5 Screening Min = 0 Max = 5   
  Treatment of low   
Score of knowledge on cervical cancer prevention    grade lesions   15 0- 100%
Screening 5 Type of test Min = 0 Max = 5
  VIA   
  Vaccination 5 Availability Min = 0 Max = 5   
  Target   
  1. VIA: Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid or Lugol’s Iodine.