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Table 5 Multivariable analysis amongst all girls participating in our study (n = 2989), the Netherlands 2010

From: Equity in human papilloma virus vaccination uptake?: sexual behaviour, knowledge and demographics in a cross-sectional study in (un)vaccinated girls in the Netherlands

Risk factor Univariablea Multivariableb,c P-value
  OR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI)  
Degree of urbanisation   
  Low (1–1000 inhabitants) ref ref  
  High (>1000 inhabitants) 0.8 (0.7–0.9) 0.8 (0.7–1.0) 0.02
Religion   
  No religion ref ref  
  Catholics 1.2 (1.0–1.5) 1.2 (0.9–1.4) 0.15
  Protestant Christian 0.4 (0.4–0.5) 0.5 (0.4–0.6) <0.001
  Other 0.3 (0.1–0.7) 0.3 (0.1–0.9) 0.03
Alcohol use   
  No ref ref  
  Yes 1.4 (1.2–1.7) 1.3 (1.0–1.6) 0.01
Contraception   
  No ref ref  
  Yes 1.5 (1.3–1.8) 1.5 (1.2–1.9) <0.001
Ever had sex   
  No ref ref  
  Yes 1.2 (1.0–1.4) 0.8 (0.6–1.0) 0.04
Awareness of CC screening program   
  No ref ref  
  Yes 0.7 (0.6–0.8) 0.7 (0.6–0.8) <0.001
Participation of mother to CC screening program   
  No ref ref  
  Yes 1.3 (1.1–1.6) 1.6 (1.2–2.0) <0.001
  Don’t know 1.3 (1.0–1.5) 1.3 (1.0–1.6) 0.03
HPV vaccination protects against all HPV types   
  No ref ref  
  Yes 2.2 (1.7–2.9) 2.4 (1.8–3.2) <0.001
  Don’t know 1.4 (1.2–1.7) 1.5 (1.2–1.8) <0.001
Girls will use less condoms once vaccinated   
  No ref ref  
  Yes 0.5 (0.4–0.6) 0.5 (0.4–0.6) <0.001
  Don’t know 0.7 (0.6–0.9) 0.7 (0.5–0.8) 0.002
Condom use is not needed anymore once vaccinated   
  No ref ref  
  Yes 1.1 (0.5–2.9) 1.5 (0.5–5.6) 0.5
  Don’t know 0.4 (0.3–0.6) 0.4 (0.2–0.6) <0.001
  1. CC = cervical cancer.
  2. a196 cases missing.
  3. bOnly variables with a P–value less than 0.1 in the univariable analysis were entered.
  4. cnot significant in multivariable analysis, (P > 0.05) (not presented in Table): HPV can be transmitted via a spoon, HPV can be transmitted when using condoms.