Table 4

Multivariate predictors of having Pap smear and acceptance of HPV vaccine among FSW (N = 360)
Had a pap smear Willing to have an HPV vaccinea
Unadjusted OR (95%CI)d p-value Adjusted ORb (95%CI) d p-value Unadjusted OR (95%CI)d p-value Adjusted ORb (95%CI)d p-value
Age group 25 years of age and older 1.64 (0.90,2.99) 0.108 -- n/a 1.20 (0.79,1.83) 0.391 -- n/a
Younger than 25 years old 1.00 -- 1.00 --
Ethnicity Han 0.35 (0.08,1.53) 0.164 -- n/a 1.37 (0.64,2.93) 0.419 -- n/a
Non-Han 1.00 -- 1.00 --
Residency Rural 0.88 (0.48,1.62) 0.678 -- n/a 0.86 (0.56,1.34) 0.508 -- n/a
Urban 1.00 -- 1.00 --
Marital status Currently married 0.95 (0.52,1.73) 0.867 -- n/a 0.88 (0.57,1.35) 0.555 -- n/a
Not current married 1.00 -- 1.00 --
Education At least nine-year schooling 0.59 (0.32,1.09) 0.094 -- n/a 0.96 (0.63,1.47) 0.841 -- n/a
Less than nine-year schooling 1.00 -- 1.00 --
Length of working (months)c 1.01 (1.00,1.02) 0.004 1.01 (1.00,1.02) 0.320 1.01 (1.00,1.01) 0.044 1.00 (1.00,1.01) 0.392
Length of working in commercial sex (months)c 1.03 (1.02,1.04) 0.000 1.01 (0.99,1.04) 0.224 1.02 (1.01,1.03) 0.005 1.01 (1.00,1.03) 0.044
Monthly income (per 100Yuan)c 1.02 (1.01,1.03) 0.005 1.00 (0.99,1.02) 0.605 1.00 (0.99,1.01) 0.437 -- n/a
Perceived risk of cervical cancer High-perceived 1.15 (0.45,2.91) 0.768 -- n/a 0.86 (0.43,1.72) 0.669 -- n/a
Low perceived 1.00 -- 1.00 --
Knowledge on HPV & cervical cancerc 1.52 (1.32,1.76) 0.000 1.35 (1.15,1.59) 0.000 1.08 (0.98,1.18) 0.133 -- n/a
Had regular health check-up Yes 0.51 (0.24,1.12) 0.094 -- n/a 2.09 (1.09,4.00) 0.027 1.95 (1.01,3.77) 0.047
No 1.00 -- 1.00 1.00
Had HIV testing Yes 13.38 (6.88,26.02) 0.000 11.14 (5.36,23.15) 0.000 1.58 (0.87,2.85) 0.130 -- n/a
No 1.00 1.00 1.00 --

Note: a Willingness to take an HPV vaccine combines those are willing to take the vaccine if free and those willing to take vaccine even if not for free; b Adjusted models only included statistically significant variables in the unadjusted analyses; c Serving as continuous variables in the regression models; d 95%CI means 95% confidence interval.

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

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