Table 4

Reasons for taking no additional action regarding HPV vaccination*

N

%


Married or in an exclusive (monogamous) relationship

45

54.9

Vaccine is too new

29

35.4

Do not have enough information about vaccine

26

31.7

Concerned about side effects

20

24.4

Unsure of insurance coverage

20

24.4

Cannot afford cost of vaccine

12

14.6

Pregnant or trying to conceive

9

11.0

Not sexually active

8

9.8

Doctor recommended against getting vaccine

4

4.9


*Among those stating that they were somewhat likely, very likely, or extremely likely (3-5 on a 5-point scale) to do nothing to get the vaccine (N = 82). Two respondents had missing data. Based on "all that apply" responses.

Zimet et al. BMC Women's Health 2010 10:27   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-10-27

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