Table 1

Awareness of HPV and HPV vaccine among study population
HPV awareness HPV vaccine awareness
Characteristics Total Yes % p Value Yes % p Value
Sex
Male 106 53 50.0 28 26.4
Females 155 76 49.0 0.87 75 48.4 <0.01
Age
18-24 105 48 45.7 40 48.1
25-34 117 62 53.0 48 41.0
35-44 39 19 48.7 0.55 15 38.5 0.70
Civil Status
Single 174 87 50.0 68 39.1
Married 53 31 58.5 24 45.3
Widow/Divorced 10 5 50.0 6 50.0
Cohabitation 24 6 25.0 0.10 5 20.8 0.20
Education Level
Primary 17 3 17.6 0 0.0
Secondary, High-school 154 66 42.9 51 33.1
University 61 40 65.6 36 59.0
Postgraduate 29 20 69.0 <0.01 16 55.2 <0.01
Social security
HMO-workers 187 100 53.5 84 44.9
Subsidary 11 3 27.3 3 27.3
No Affiliation 63 26 41.3 0.08 16 25.4 0.01
Genital Warts
Incident 245 119 48.6 95 38.8
Recurrent 16 10 62.5 0.27 8 50.0 0.37
Life-time sexual partners
1 to 4 125 59 47.2 59 47.2
5 to 9 77 38 49.4 27 35.1
10 or more 59 32 54.2 0.36 17 28.8 0,03
Information Source
Media (newspaper, TV, radio 87 72 82.2 52 59.8
Friends, family 29 21 72.4 13 44.8
Health personnel 28 15 53.6 12 42.9
School, university 18 14 77.8 9 50.0
Never heard 92 3 3.3 n/a 14 15.2 n/a

n/a categories not mutually excluded.

Piñeros et al.

Piñeros et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:272   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-272

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