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Table 5 Socio-demographic characteristics with intention to screen, and willingness to vaccinate daughters against cervical cancer

From: Women’s intention to screen and willingness to vaccinate their daughters against cervical cancer – a cross sectional study in eastern Uganda

Characteristic Intention to screen (n = 819)   Willingness to vaccinate daughters (n = 813)
N (%) Unadjusted PR (95% CI) p-value N (%) Unadjusted PR (95% CI) p-value
District
Bugiri 388 (89.0)    404 (90.9)   
Mayuge 431 (97.9) 1.10 [1.06–1.14] <0.001* 409 (95.6) 1.05 [1.01–1.09] 0.007*
Residence
Rural 551 (92.6)    542 (91.9)   
Semi-urban/urban 268 (95.4) 1.03 [0.99–1.06] 0.093 271 (96.1) 1.05 [1.01–1.08] 0.009*
Age (years)
25–39 643 (93.7)    638 (93.5)   
40–49 176 (92.6) 0.99 [0.94–1.03] 0.603 175 (92.1) 0.98 [0.94–1.03] 0.508
Education level
None/primary 617 (94.0)    610 (93.7)   
Post primary 202 (91.8) 0.98 [0.93–1.02] 0.283 203 (91.9) 0.98 [0.94–1.02] 0.376
Religion
Muslims 353 (94.9)    350 (94.6)   
Christians 466 (92.5) 0.97 [0.94–1.00] 0.138 463 (92.2) 0.97 [0.94–1.01] 0.159
Marital status
Single 118 (92.9)    120 (93.7)   
Married 701 (93.6) 1.01 [0.96–1.06] 0.782 693 (93.1) 0.99 [0.95–1.04] 0.795
Occupation
Farming 458 (94.2)    470 (95.5)   
Other (business, housewife, civil servant) 361 (92.6) 0.98 [0.95–1.02] 0.325 343 (90.3) 0.94 [0.91–0.98] 0.004*
Parity
Above four 426 (92.4)    429 (93.5)   
Four and below 393 (94.7) 1.02 [0.99–1.06] 0.167 384 (92.9) 0.99 [0.96–1.03] 0.776
Household monthly income
Less than $40 551 (91.4)    552 (91.8)   
$40 and above 268 (98.2) 1.07 [1.04–1.11] <0.001* 261 (96.3) 1.05 [1.01–1.08] 0.005
Household head
No 688 (93.3)    688 (93.3)   
Yes 131 (94.2) 1.01 [0.96–1.06] 0.681 125 (92.6) 0.99 [0.94–1.04] 0.756
Ever tested for HIV
No 133 (94.3)    133 (95.0)   
Yes 686 (93.3) 0.99 [0.95–1.03] 0.644 680 (92.9) 0.98 [0.94–1.02] 0.307
Ever used modern family planning method
No 283 (92.5)    279 (91.8)   
Yes 536 (94.0) 1.02 [0.98–1.06] 0.392 534 (94.0) 1.02 [0.98–1.06] 0.233
Cervical cancer screening status
Not screened 785 (94.1)    774 (93.2)   
Screened 34 (80.9) 0.86 [0.74–0.99] 0.046* 39 (92.9) 0.99 [0.91–1.08] 0.923
  1. *p < 0.05