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Table 1 Social mobilisation and consent procedures by first-dose HPV vaccination coverage

From: Social mobilisation, consent and acceptability: a review of human papillomavirus vaccination procedures in low and middle-income countries

Social mobilisation and consent 1st dose coverage reported, n (%)a
>90 % 70–90 % <70 %
Total number (%) reporting both social mobilisation and first-dose coverage (n = 33)b 19 (58) 11 (33) 3 (9)
Start of mobilisation prior to vaccination (n = 16)c
 Within 1–2 weeks of vaccination 2 (50) 2 (50) 0
 3 weeks - less than 2 months 3 (60) 2 (40) 0
 2–3 months 3 (43) 3 (43) 1 (14)
Message content (n = 24)d
 Logistics only 4 (67) 2 (33) 0
 Informational (logistics and cervical cancer) 9 (82) 1 (9) 1 (9)
 Comprehensive (detailed) 4 (57) 2 (29) 1 (14)
Materials and approaches (n = 32)e
 Interactive 1 (50) 1 (50) 0
 Non-interactive 1 (17) 4 (67) 1 (17)
 Both interactive and non-interactive 16 (67) 6 (25) 2 (8)
Consent procedures (n = 32)f
 Written consent by parents/guardians (opt-in) 9 (50) 6 (33) 3 (17)
 Implied (opt-out) consent by parents/guardians (opt-out) 8 (73) 3 (27) 0
 Changed from written to implied consent 3 (100) 0 0
  1. NB: aNumber (%) of delivery experiences that reported first dose HPV coverage; b33/72 experiences reported both first-dose coverage and social mobilisation; c16/33 of these experiences also reported when mobilisation started prior to vaccination; d32/33 of these experiences also reported message delivery methods; e32/33 of these experiences also reported materials; f32/33 of these experiences also reported consent procedures