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Table 3 Attitude by ethnicity, social class; age and gender

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

   ATTITUDE    
   1 2 3 4 5 Mean score SD p-value*
Ethnicity          
White N 80 197 15 11 2 1.88 0.71  
  % 26.2 64.6 4.9 3.6 0.7    
Non-White N 21 72 10 10 2 2.13 0.87 0.006
  % 18.3 62.6 8.7 8.7 1.7    
Social Class          
Non-manual (I-IIIN) N 41 123 9 10 2 1.97 0.77  
  % 22.2 66.5 4.9 5.4 1.1    
Manual (IIIM-V) N 60 146 16 11 2 1.93 0.77 0.62
  % 25.5 62.1 6.8 4.7 0.9    
Age          
16–24 N 27 73 7 3 0 1.87 0.64  
  % 24.5 66.4 6.4 2.7 0.0    
24–34 N 26 55 4 6 0 1.89 0.77  
  % 28.6 60.4 4.4 6.6 0.0    
34–44 N 19 88 11 6 2 2.08 0.76  
  % 15.1 69.8 8.7 4.8 1.6    
44–54 N 29 53 3 6 2 1.91 0.89 0.047
  % 31.2 57.0 3.2 6.5 2.2    
Gender          
Male N 38 104 11 3 3 1.92 0.74  
  % 23.9 65.4 6.9 1.9 1.9    
Female N 63 165 14 18 1 1.96 0.78 0.769
  % 24.1 63.2 5.4 6.9 0.4    
  1. * derived from Kruskall-Wallis test for age; Mann-Whitney U test for other factors.
  2. ATTITUDE:
  3. 1 = STRONGLY AGREE.
  4. 2 = AGREE.
  5. 3 = NO OPINION.
  6. 4 = DISAGREE.
  7. 5 = STRONGLY DISAGREE.
  8. Attitude assessed by the question: "Do you think that the introduction of HPV vaccination is a good idea?