Table 1

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

VIA: Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid or Lugol’s Iodine.

Tchounga et al.

Tchounga et al. BMC Health Services Research 2014 14:165   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-165

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