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Table 3 Univariate analysis of demographic factors, risk factors, and scales for intention to attend for HPV-CCS – “I would be willing to have an HPV test to screen for cervical cancer after the age of 25 and every 4 years instead of a Pap smear every year after becoming sexually active”

From: Correlates of women’s intentions to be screened for human papillomavirus for cervical cancer screening with an extended interval

Variable Group Overall Agree Disagree p-valuea
Overall N(%) 981(100 %) 504(51.4 %) 477(48.6 %)  
Marital Status Divorced 108(11.0 %) 54(10.7 %) 54(11.3 %) 0.46
Common law/married 689(70.2 %) 363(72.0 %) 326(68.3 %)
Never married 112(11.4 %) 53(10.5 %) 59(12.4 %)
Widowed 7(0.7 %) 5(1.0 %) 2(0.4 %)
Missing 65(6.6 %) 29(5.8 %) 36(7.5 %)
Education High school or less 133(13.6 %) 54(10.7 %) 79(16.6 %) 0.007
More than high school 848(86.4 %) 450(89.3 %) 398(83.4 %)
Sexual Partners - Ever 0 1(0.1 %) 1(0.2 %) 0 0.42
1 185(18.9 %) 96(19.0 %) 89(18.7 %)
2–5 364(37.1 %) 193(38.3 %) 171(35.8 %)
6–10 221(22.5 %) 110(21.8 %) 111(23.3 %)
11–50 198(20.2 %) 101(20.0 %) 97(20.3 %)
>50 12(1.2 %) 3(0.6 %) 9(1.9 %)
Ethnic Origin Chinese 81(8.3 %) 37(7.3 %) 44(9.2 %) 0.47
Aboriginal 24(2.4 %) 11(2.2 %) 13(2.7 %)
Other 876(89.3 %) 456(90.5 %) 420(88.1 %)
Smoke, Ever No 627(63.9 %) 331(65.7 %) 296(62.1 %) 0.24
Yes 354(36.1 %) 173(34.3 %) 181(37.9 %)
Age, Recruitment Median(IQR) 45(38–53) 45(38–54) 44(38–51) 0.07
Attitudes to HPV testing (A1) Mean score (SD) 19.5(7.1) 23.6(5.1) 15.2(6.3) <0.001
Subjective Norms, Direct (SND2-3) Mean score (SD) 11.0(2.6) 11.5(2.5) 10.5(2.6) <0.001
Subjective Norms, Indirect (SNI5-12) Mean score (SD) 34.8(31.9) 42.2(30.2) 27.0(31.9) <0.001
Perceived Behavioural Control (PBC15-18) Mean score (SD) 23.4(4.1) 24.2(3.8) 22.6(4.3) <0.001
Contacting Partners (CP13-14) Mean score (SD) 12.6(2.2) 12.7(2.2) 12.5(2.3) 0.33
  1. a based on either chi-square or Kruskal-Wallis test as appropriate on valid data only