Table 1

Univariate analysis: demographical determinants and declining the HPV vaccination
Determinants Vaccinated n = 307 Not vaccinated n = 162 Odds ratio (95% CI) p-value
Educational level, high 74/305 (24.3%) 51/162 (31.5%) 1.43 (0.94–2.19) 0.09
Religious, yes 152/306 (49.7%) 113/162 (69.8%) 2.34 (1.56–3.50) <0.001
Country of birth, the Netherlands 298/306 (97.4%) 158/162 (97.5%) 1.06 (0.31–3.58) 0.93
Knowing someone with an abnormal cervical smear or cervical cancer in his/her family or acquaintances, no 181/306 (59.2%) 83/162 (51.2%) 0.73 (0.50–1.06) 0.10
Participation in cervical screening, no 23/306 (7.5%) 10/162 (6.2%) 0.81 (0.37–1.75) 0.59
Regular NIP vaccinations, no 0/304 (0%) 21/162 (13%) .32 (.28–.36) <0.001

Gefenaite et al.

Gefenaite et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:498   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-498

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