Factors Affected the Decision Making for Cervical Cancer Screening among Women at Suphanburi Province


  • ณัฐธยาน์ ภิรมย์สิทธิ์
  • จารีศรี กุลศิริปัญโญ
  • พัชรี ตันศิริ
  • กิตติศักดิ์ หลวงพันเทา


decision making for cervical cancer screening, women


This descriptive research aimed to: (a) investigate the relationships between personal factor, perceived benefits , perceived barriers, perceived self-Efficacy ,interpersonal influences, situational influences of conditions affecting the decision to go for check-up or not for cervical cancer; and (b) compare factors affecting the decision making to go for check-up or not in cervical cancer. Participants included 404 women in U –Thong District, Suphanburi Province; 158 were women under decision for cervical cancer screening, and 246 were women of non-decision for cervical cancer screening. Systematic random sampling technique was used to recruit participants.  A set of questionnaires were used to collect data including the perceived of factors using the KR-20 = .91, and the questionnaire of the factors influencing interpersonal relationships and the influencing factors of the situation reliability with coefficient (alpha) = .92. Data were analyzed using chi-square and independent t-test.

The results revealed that a marital status, and perceived benefits were significantly related to decision of cervical cancer screening (p=.05). Income, cervical cancer check-up in past 3 years, and perceived barriers were significantly related to decision of cervical cancer screening (p=.01). The interpersonal influences factors, and situational influences factors were not significantly related to decision of cervical cancer screening.

The results of factor comparisons (perceived benefits, perceived barriers, perceived self-efficacy, interpersonal influences, and situational influences between decision group and non-decision group, showed that perceived benefits) were statistically significantly different (p= .05).

The results of study suggest that proactive screening in the community and home visit should be effective for the barriers groups who do not have access to health service.


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ภิรมย์สิทธิ์ ณ, กุลศิริปัญโญ จ, ตันศิริ พ, หลวงพันเทา ก. Factors Affected the Decision Making for Cervical Cancer Screening among Women at Suphanburi Province. JHNR [Internet]. 2019 Apr. 5 [cited 2022 Oct. 6];35(2). Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bcnbangkok/article/view/215000



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