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Table 2 Major reasons for failing to obtain (initiate and or complete) the HPV vaccine

From: Health system factors influencing uptake of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine among adolescent girls 9-15 years in Mbale District, Uganda

ReasonFrequency (N = 348)Percentage
Distance to health facility5014.4
No money3510.0
Unfriendly health workers61.7
Lack of awareness18252.3
Not due for second dose144.0
Others6117.5
Total348*100
  1. *Total is more than the number of those who have not got the HPV vaccine since even those who had got one dose were asked the question