The Effect of Educational intervention base on Health Belief Model on performing Pap smears in women of Fasa city

Zahra Khiyali, Razieh Asadi, Afsaneh Ghasemi, Ali Khani Jeihooni
2018 nian Journal of Health Education and Health Promotion  
and Objective: Pap smear test is a cervical cancer screening tool that plays an important role in the early detection, prevention and delay of progression of the cervical disorder. Therefore, this study aimed to determine the effect of educational intervention on performing pap smear in women of Fasa city. Methods: This quasi-experimental study on 160 women referred to health centers in Fasa (80 experimental and 80 control) were performed in 1395. Tools for data collection questionnaire
more » ... g demographic variables, Knowledge and performance and HBM constructs which was completed before and2 months after the intervention. Educational program in 5 sessions for experimental group was conducted by group discussion with educational pamphlets. The data were analyzed by SPSS 22 and P<0.05 was considered as statistically significant. Results: The mean scores of HBM Model constructs (susceptibility, severity, benefit and barriers perceived) were significantly increased in the experimental group compared to the controls after the intervention (P <0/05). Also the 51.25% of women had Pap Smear test that was statistically significant (P <0.001). Conclusion: Upgrade Pap smear test in women, the usefulness of the educational program and taking advantage of the health belief model for cervical cancer screening protection.
doi:10.30699/acadpub.ijhehp.5.4.304 fatcat:w2c5lqiqdzfrpimxtenr7fm24y