1. GEORGINA P. MASKAY - Pursing Doctorate Degree in Nursing, Faculty Membe, Mountain Province State Polytechnic College
2. CALUM JAN A. KITONGAN - Pursuing Doctorate Degree in Nursing, Faculty Member, Mountain Province State Polytechnic College, Philippines.
The periodic health screening examination like gynecological exams helps detect the following ailments of women that are especially amenable to early diagnosis and treatment. In Mt. Province, it is observed that some women undergo gynecological diagnostic examinations voluntarily and some do not. Others undergo such since these are required by their health care providers. The researchers believe that the over-all wellbeing of women in government service is very important as they are partners in development. The research design for this study is descriptive correlational research design. This method is used to gather information from the premenopausal and menopausal women concerning their profile, knowledge of gynecological diagnostic examinations specifically on papilloma smear, AA wash, mammography and ultrasonography; their compliance and their extent of compliance to these exams. The respondents are much knowledgeable on the gynecological diagnostic examinations. There is significant difference on the level of knowledge of respondents on the examinations according to civil status and occupation but no significant difference according to age and religion. Respondents very much complied with the different gynecological diagnostic examinations. However, there is no significant difference of the extent of compliance of the gynecological diagnostic examination according to age, civil status, religion and occupation. There is no relationship of knowledge and compliance on the gynecological diagnostic examinations.
Gynecological, Diagnostics, Premenopausal, Menopausal, compliance, examination