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Table 3 Association between sociodemographic characteristic and knowledge towards HPV vaccination

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

Sociodemographic characteristic Knowledge towards HPV vaccine Total p-value
Poor Good
n % n %
Age
  ≤ 20 years old 92 55.1 114 56.4 111.5 0.796a
  > 20 years old 75 44.9 88 43.6 83.5  
Gender
 Male 70 41.9 61 30.2 72.1 0.019a
 Female 97 58.1 141 69.8 127.9  
Parents income
  ≤ RM 3000 127 76.0 106 52.5 128.5 0.001a
  > RM 3000 40 24.0 96 47.5 71.5  
Faculty
 FMHS 36 21.6 136 67.3 88.9 0.001a
 FAM 131 78.4 66 32.7 111.1  
  1. aChi-square test, bKruskal Wallis test, *p-value < 0.05 show significant association