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Table 2 Distribution of respondent’s knowledge towards HPV vaccine

From: Sociodemographic determinants of knowledge and attitude in the primary prevention of cervical cancer among University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) students in Malaysia: preliminary study of HPV vaccination

Distribution of respondent’s knowledge towards HPV vaccination
Questions Frequency (%)
Yes* No*
How many types of HPV vaccine are available? 52 (14.1) 317 (85.9)
How much is it per dose? 83 (22.5) 286 (77.5)
What is the best age to get the vaccine? 280 (75.9) 89 (24.1)
How many times women should be vaccinated against HPV?
  249 (67.5) 120 (32.5)
Men would be benefit from HPV vaccination? 129 (35.0) 240 (65.0)
Do you think HPV vaccine is more useful for women who have multiple sexual partners?
  207 (56.1) 162 (43.9)
Do you think women who received of HPV vaccine do not need to do regular pap smear?
  204 (55.3) 165 (44.7)
Can HPV vaccine cause genital warts? 119 (32.2) 250 (67.8)
Can HPV vaccine cure cervical cancer? 189 (51.2) 180 (48.8)
Can HPV vaccine cure genital warts? 145 (39.3) 224 (60.7)
Can pregnant women take HPV vaccine? 198 (53.7) 171 (46.3)
  1. *yes: correct answer, *no: wrong answer and no information