|Knowledge of cervical cancer and perceived barriers for attending health check ups among women who had never attended cervical cancer screening|
|Have ever heard of cervical cancer|
|Perceived barriers for attending health check-up*|
|Difficulty in accessing screening services||226||57.1|
|Lack of health education||34||8.5|
|Reluctance to go for any test in absence of disease||123||31.1|
|Lack of medical advice||46||11.6|
|Fear of knowing they have cancer||50||12.6|
|Prohibitive cost of the test||8||2.0|
|Fear of pain of test||19||4.8|
*Add more than 100% since the women were able to respond to more than one question.
Kahesa et al.
Kahesa et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1093 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1093