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Table 2 PAPM stages at Time 1 and Time 2

From: Psychosocial determinants of parental human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine decision-making for sons: Methodological challenges and initial results of a pan-Canadian longitudinal study

PAPM Stage Time 1 Time 2
n % n %
I was unaware that the HPV vaccine could be given to males (Stage 1) 1778 57.0 218 15.3
I was aware that the HPV vaccine can be given to males, but I have not thought about getting the HPV vaccine for my son (unengaged, Stage 2) 652 20.9 462 32.4
I have thought about getting the HPV vaccine for my son, but I am undecided about getting the HPV vaccine for him (Stage 3) 284 9.1 360 25.2
I have decided I do NOT want my son to get the HPV vaccine (Stage 4, decided not to) 212 6.8 208 14.6
I have decided I DO want my son to get the HPV vaccine (Stage5, decided to) 157 5.0 140 9.8
My son has already received the HPV vaccine (Stage 6, vaccinated) 34 1.1 39 2.7