Skip to main content

Table 4 Multivariable analysis of independent factors associated with HPV vaccine uptake among adolescents

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

VariablesN = 407 (%)UPR (95% CI)Adj.PR(95%CI)P-value
Age group
 9–10116(28.5)1.01.0 
 11–12198(48.6)2.1(1.0–4.4)1.3(0.57–3.01)0.527
 13–1593(22.9)1.9(0.84–4.4)1.2(0.48–3.27)0.64
Obtaining vaccine from outreach clinic
 Yes168(41.3)7.4(3.6–15.15)2.6(1.16–5.86)0.020*
 No239(58.7)1.01.0 
Explanation on side effects of HPV vaccine
 Yes113(27.8)10.6(5.5–20.57)2.7(1.13–6.4)0.024*
 No294(72.2)1.01.0 
Many options to receive vaccine
 Yes151(38.1)7.1(3.5–14.18)3.6(1.58–8.13)0.002*
 No245(61.9)1.01.0 
Received other vaccines
 Yes146(35.9)1.8(1.05–3.01)0.6(0.317–1.2)0.206
 No261(64.1)1.01.0 
Got vaccine with other services
 Yes53(13.0)5.8(3.4–9.7)2.3(1.11–4.59)0.024*
 No353(86.7)1.01.0 
Received adequate information about HPV vaccine
 Yes886.0(3.5–10.4)1.6(0.85–3.33)0.137
 No3191.01.0 
Heard of someone with side effects of vaccine
 Yes142.8(1.0–6.8)1.2(0.38–3.9)0.723
 No3931.01.0