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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 1
First page : ( 25) Last page : ( 27)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2017.00006.3

Diagnostic Efficacy of Pap Smear in Early Detection of Cervical Cancer among Women

Ms. Shakila1,*, Dr. Rajasankar S.2, Dr. Kokilavani N.3

1Professor, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur

2Professor, Research Guide, Velammal Medical College Hospital And Research Institute, Madurai

3Research Co guide, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur

*Corresponding Author E-mail: shakilaobg@gmail.com

Online published on 26 April, 2017.


Women age 21–69 were subjected to pap smear for early detection of cervical cancer the objective of the study to determine the diagnostic efficacy of pap smear among women. Quantitative research approach was used, with cross sectional research design was used. Convenient sampling technique was used. The result shows that pap smear sensitivity 100%, specificity 95%, false negative rate o% and false positive rate 0.04%.



Diagnostic efficacy, Pap smear and Cervical cancer.


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