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Table 5 Factors associated with HPV vaccination acceptance among mothers of 14–18 year old daughters (N=194), univariate and multivariate analysis

From: French women’s knowledge of and attitudes towards cervical cancer prevention and the acceptability of HPV vaccination among those with 14 – 18 year old daughters: a quantitative-qualitative study

N (%) Favourable (N=114) Undecided opposed (N=80) p value Crude OR 95% CI Adjusted OR 95% CI p value
Age1
40 years old 88 (77.2) 69 (86.3) 0.114 1     
 < 40 years old 26 (22.8) 11 (13.8)   1.85 0.56-4.01    
Employment
 Unemployed/Housewife/Retired 24 (18.2) 21 (32.4) 0.640 1     
 In employment 90 (81.8) 59 (77.6)   1.33 0.68-2.60    
Social/financial assistance 5 (4.59) 1 (1.4) 0.234 3.62 0.41-31.59    
Family situation
 Married/Living with a partner 95 (85.6) 68 (85.0) 0.982 1     
 Single/Divorced/Widowed 19 (14.4) 12 (15.0)   1.13 0.51-2.48    
Vaccination status themselves
 Diphtheria-Tetanus-Poliomyelitis and BCG 111 (97.4) 75 (96.1) 0.630 2.47 0.57-10.65    
 Measles, Mumps and Rubella 41 (37.3) 36 (48.0) 0.339 0.69 0.39-1.24    
 Hepatitis B 41 (37.3) 31 (41.3) 0.386 0.89 0.49-1.61    
Vaccination status of their children
 Diphtheria-tetanus-poliomyelitis and BCG vaccine 113 (99.1) 78 (97.5) 0.367 2.90 0.26-32.54    
 Measles, Mumps and Rubella 97 (85.1) 65 (81.3) 0.478 1.32 0.62-2.83    
 Chickenpox 13 (11.4) 7 (8.8) 0.798 1.34 0.51-3.52    
 Pneumococcus1 27 (23.7) 7 (8.85) 0.007 3.24 1.33-7.86 3.28 1.32-8.11 0.010
 Hepatitis B 57 (52.3) 39 (51.4) 0.991 1.05 0.59-1.86    
Current smoker1 22 (20.8) 7 (9.09) 0.033 2.62 1.06-6.49    
Educational level1
 Tertiary 15 (14.3) 17 (24.6) 0.143 1     
 Upper secondary/non tertiary 35 (33.3) 16 (23.2) 0.051 2.48 0.996-3.99    
 Primary/lower secondary 55 (52.4) 36 (52.2) 0.185 1.73 0.77-3.90    
History of STD1 7 (6.1) 9 (11.2) 0.203 0.52 0.18-1.45    
Yearly gynaecological follow up 76 (68.5) 57 (73.1) 0.602 0.81 0.44-1.51    
Most recent Pap test within the past three years 101 (90.2) 67 (84.8) 0.262 1.51 0.66-3.46    
“Pap test aims to prevent CC” 76 (66.7) 54 (67.5) 0.903 0.96 0.52-1.76    
“Pap test should be performed during the whole of adult life” 1 91 (79.8) 73 (91.3) 0.030 0.38 0.15-0.93 0.32 0.12-0.82 0.018
Have heard of HPV vaccine 112 (98.2) 69 (87.3) 0.004 8.12 1.13-38.1    
“HPV vaccine is recommended for young adolescent girls before sexual debut” or answer close to this” 1 60 (52.6) 30 (37.5) 0.038 1.85 1.03-3.32 2.12 1.15-3.90 0c016
  1. 1included in multivariate model, OR, odds ratio, CI, confidence interval, CC, cervical cancer, cpo, sexually transmitted disease.