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Table 4 HPV related information provided to participants

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

• Most cervical cancer is caused by HPV infection.
• HPV is a sexually transmitted infection that can affects both males and females.
• The vaccine protects against HPV infection.
• The government is considering introducing the vaccination.
• Like rubella, the HPV vaccination will be a school based vaccination programme and be given to girls between 10 – 12 years.
• Vaccination only effective in people that have not yet been infected with HPV.