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Table 4 Association between sociodemographic characteristics and attitude 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 Attitude towards HPV vaccine Total p-value
Negative Positive
n % n %
Age
  ≤ 20 years old 109 51.4 97 61.8 113.2 0.047a
  > 20 years old 103 48.6 60 38.2 86.8  
Gender
 Male 92 43.4 39 24.8 68.2 0.001a
 Female 120 56.6 118 75.2 131.8  
Parents income
  ≤ RM 3000 139 65.6 94 59.9 125.5 0.262a
  > RM 3000 73 34.4 63 40.1 74.5  
Faculty
 FMHS 74 34.9 98 62.4 97.3 0.001a
 FAM 138 65.1 59 37.6 102.7  
  1. aChi-square test, bKruskal Wallis test, *p-value < 0.05 show significant association