Table 2

FSW’s awareness, perceptions, and behaviors on cervical cancer and HPV (N = 360)
Age group
Item N (%) 18-24 years old (N = 163) 25 years and above (N = 197) p-value
Ever heard of cervical cancer 247(70.8%) 122 (77.7%) 125 (65.1%) 0.013
Ever heard of HPV 76 (22.1%) 32 (20.5%) 44 (23.4%) 0.602
Ever heard of HPV vaccine 46 (13.3%) 15 (9.4%) 31 (16.5%) 0.058
Perceived at risk of cervical cancer 36 (10.0%) 17 (10.4%) 19 (9.6%) 0.861
Ever had pap smear 54(15.3%) 19 (11.7%) 35 (18.2%) 0.103
Wiling to have HPV vaccine 0.180
  Willing even if not for free 73 (21.4%) 26 (16.9%) 47 (25.1%)
  Willing if free 139 (40.8%) 66 (42.9%) 73 (39.0%)
  No willing 129 (37.8%) 62 (40.3%) 67 (35.8%)

Hong et al.

Hong et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:696   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-696

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