|Knowledge of women about main presenting symptoms, Prevention measures and treatment options of cervical cancer, Gondar town, Ethiopia, April 2010|
|Bleeding and pain after sexual intercourse||99||15.7|
|Post menopausal bleeding||80||12.7|
|Excessive vaginal discharge||187||29.7|
|Offensive vaginal discharge||222||35.3|
|Abnormal bleeding between periods||91||14.5|
|Regular medical checkup/screening**||345||54.8|
|Vaccine for HPV||38||6.0|
|Delaying sexual debut||39||6.2|
|Being faithful to sexual partner||38||6.0|
|Consistent condom use||14||2.2|
|Stage at which cervical cancer can be cured|
|Cannot be cured at any time||94||14.9|
|Do not know||184||29.1|
402(63.9%) of the respondents knew that cervical cancer can be prevented.
*Percent may exceed 100% as multiple answers are possible.
**Data, that confirms whether women who had heard about Pap smear are included in the group that identified "regular medical checkup/screening" as one of the preventive measures, is not reported.
Getahun et al.
Getahun et al. BMC Cancer 2013 13:2 doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-2