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Table 2 Knowledge scores by ethnicity, social class; age and gender

From: Public knowledge and attitudes towards Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination

   KNOWLEDGE SCORE    
   0 1 2 3–4 5–6 Mean score SD p-value*
Ethnicity          
White N 235 30 13 13 14 0.61 1.416  
  % 77.0 9.8 4.3 4.3 4.6    
Non-White N 105 4 1 2 3 0.26 1.035 0.001
  % 91.3 3.5 0.9 1.7 2.6    
Social Class          
Non-manual (I-IIIN) N 128 22 8 12 15 0.90 1.745  
  % 69.2 11.9 4.3 6.5 8.1    
Manual (IIIM-V) N 212 12 6 3 2 0.20 0.742 <0.001
  % 90.2 5.1 2.6 1.3 0.9    
Age          
16–24 N 96 8 3 2 1 0.25 0.826  
  % 87.3 7.3 2.7 1.8 0.9    
24–34 N 73 9 3 4 2 0.44 1.128  
  % 80.2 9.9 3.3 4.4 2.2    
34–44 N 104 7 4 5 6 0.52 1.390  
  % 82.5 5.6 3.2 4.0 4.8    
44–54 N 67 10 4 4 8 0.86 1.779 0.034
  % 72.0 10.8 4.3 4.3 8.6    
Gender          
Male N 136 12 3 4 4 0.35 1.091  
  % 85.5 7.5 1.9 2.5 2.5    
Female N 204 22 11 11 13 0.61 1.450 0.05
  % 78.2 8.4 4.2 4.2 5.0    
  1. * derived from Kruskall-Wallis test for age; Mann-Whitney U test for other factors