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Table 5 Knowledge about the risk factor for cervical cancer

From: Reducing incidence of cervical cancer: knowledge and attitudes of caregivers in Nigerian city to human papilloma virus vaccination

What are the risk factors for cervical cancer? Frequency
n = 508
Percent
Don’t know 265 52.2
Death 98 19.3
Sexual transmitted disease/unprotected sex 7 1.4
Early sex and multiple sex partners 4 .8
Multiple sexual partners 5 1.0
Sexual promiscuity 1 .2
Infection 62 12.2
Neck injury 1 .2
Cancer of the cervix 3 .6
Injury in the cervix 20 3.9
Pain in the cervix/womb 17 3.3
Affection 1 .2
Family planning inserts 2 .4
Vaginal Bleeding 3 .6
HPV infection 12 2.4
Instrumentation in female private part 2 .4
Sickness 1 .2
Low fertility 2 .4
Heredity 1 .2
Damage of the uterine wall 1 .2