Authors: Emuliana Sulpat1, M. Bagus Qomaruddin2, Windhu Purnomo3
1Master candidate in Public Health Sciences, 2Department of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences, and 3Department of Biostatistics and Population, Faculty of Public Health, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction: Cervical cancer is the second largest cancer case in women worldwide. Every year more than 270,000 women die from cervical cancer, and more than 85% occur in developing countries. Meanwhile, in Indonesia is estimated to be found 40,000 new cases of cervical cancer each year. The coverage of IVA examination in Gresik Regency in 2015 amounted to 49% not in accordance with the target target (80%).
Objective: To analyze the influence of attitude, subjective norm, and control of women of childbearing age behavior on the intention of early detection of cervical cancer at Puskesmas Alun-Alun of Gresik Regency
Methods: Analytical observational studies using case-control design. The population in this study were all women of childbearing age in Puskesmas Alun-alun Kabupaten Gresik. Technique of sampling by consecutive sampling with amount of sample equal to 84 people.
Results: The results of the analysis showed that the attitude of women of childbearing age had an effect on the intention of early detection of cervical cancer, because p = 0,002 (p <0,05). The subjective norm of women of childbearing age affects the intention of early detection of cervical cancer, because p = 0,019 (p <0,05). Behavior control affects the intention of early detection of cervical cancer, because p = 0,040 (p <0,05).
Conclusion: Attitudes, Subjective Norms, and Control Behaviors of women of childbearing age are increasingly positive will affect the intention of early detection of cervical cancer.
Keywords: Intention, Attitude, Subjective Norm, Behavior Control, Women Of Childbearing Age, Cervical Cancer