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Table 3 The association between parents’ response to questionnaire and uptake of HPV vaccine by school girls using univariate analysis

From: A home-school-doctor model to break the barriers for uptake of human papillomavirus vaccine

  OR 95 % CI P
Availability of the current Home-School-Doctor model    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 36.09 (24.68, 52.79) <0.001
Amount (HK$) willing to pay for a full course    
 <1,000 1 Reference  
 1,001–2,000 2.02 (1.75, 2.33) <0.001
 >2,001 1.70 (1.42, 2.03) <0.001
Parents self-perceived knowledge on HPV vaccine    
 Very insufficient, insufficient & somewhat insufficient 1 Reference  
 Somewhat sufficient 1.40 (1.21, 1.63) <0.001
 Sufficient & very sufficient 1.59 (1.35, 1.88) <0.001
Not sure where to go for vaccination    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 1.30 (1.11, 1.53) 0.002
 Important/very important 1.44 (1.19, 1.74) <0.001
I have frequent chat with daughter    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 1.34 (1.11, 1.61) 0.002
Consider protection sustainability in choosing HPV vaccine    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 1.31 (1.16, 1.49) <0.001
Consider protection to cervical cancer inchoosing HPV vaccine    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 1.26 (1.11, 1.44) <0.001
Vaccine can produce antibodies against HPV    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 1.21 (1.07, 1.37) 0.002
Cervical cancer is caused by HPV    
 No 1 Reference 0.001
 Yes 1.26 (1.10, 1.45)  
I would discuss about prevention of cervical cancer with doctor    
 Definitelyb not/No/Maybe not 1 Reference  
 Yes/Maybe 1.11 (0.96, 1.28) 0.16
 Yes/Definitely yes 1.21 (1.03, 1.42) 0.02
Heard about HPV vaccine from TV/magazine    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 1.44 (1.21, 1.71) <0.001
Heard about HPV vaccine from school    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 1.20 (1.02, 1.42) 0.03
Never heard about HPV vaccine    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 0.55 (0.36, 0.83) 0.005
Worries over side effect of vaccine    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 1.07 (0.90, 1.29) 0.45
 Important/Very important 0.62 (0.52, 0.74) <0.001
Menstruation not yet stable    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 0.93 (0.80, 1.08) 0.35
 Important/Very important 0.62 (0.51, 0.74) <0.001
Allow my daughter to decide    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 0.57 (0.49, 0.68) <0.001
 Important/Very important 0.40 (0.33, 0.48) <0.001
Unknown efficacy of HPV vaccine    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 1.10 (0.92, 1.31) 0.29
 Important/Very important 0.73 (0.62, 0.86) <0.001
Too early for daughter to vaccinate    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 0.82 (0.70, 0.96) 0.012
 Important/Very important 0.80 (0.68, 0.94) 0.006
Difficult to discuss with daughter as related to sex    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 0.81 (0.68, 0.98) 0.027
 Important/Very important 0.85 (0.68, 1.07) 0.16
Might affect reproduction    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 0.74 (0.62, 0.87) <0.001
 Important/Very important 0.77 (0.64, 0.93) 0.008
Daughters have not started sexual activity    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 0.64 (0.53, 0.78) <0.001
 Important/Very important 0.65 (0.53, 0.80) <0.001
Concerns of early sexual behaviour after HPV vaccination    
 No 1 Reference  
 Some importance as a factor to consider 0.73 (0.61, 0.88) 0.001
 Important/Very important 0.62 (0.51, 0.76) <0.001
I do not care about daughter’s social life    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 0.66 (0.51, 0.86) 0.0021
Cervical cancer is inherited    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 0.72 (0.60, 0.86) <0.001
Cervical cancer happens only on those with multiple sex partners    
 No 1 Reference  
 Yes 0.80 (0.66, 0.98) 0.033