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Table 2 Awareness and attitudes towards HPV/HPV vaccines among students at baseline

From: Effect of an educational intervention on HPV knowledge and attitudes towards HPV and its vaccines among junior middle school students in Chengdu, China

Items Control Intervention Totala P b
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Have you ever heard of cervical cancer/genital warts
 Yes 248 (33.6) 322 (35.0) 570 (34.3) 0.563
 No 490 (66.4) 599 (65.0) 1089 (65.7)
Have you ever heard of HPV
 Yes 106 (14.5) 110 (12.0) 216 (15.1) 0.142
 No 627 (85.5) 806 (88.0) 1433 (84.9)
Have you ever heard of HPV vaccines
 Yes 165 (22.4) 123 (13.4) 288 (17.5) < 0.001
 No 571 (77.6) 795 (86.6) 1366 (82.5)
Are you willing to be vaccinated when HPV vaccines become available?
 Yes 338 (53.3) 503 (56.5) 841 (55.2) 0.215
 No 296 (46.7) 387 (42.5) 683 (44.8)
  1. aNumbers do not add up to 1675 due to some incomplete answers
  2. bChi-squared test