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Table 5 Associations between participants’ sociodemographic characteristics and acceptance of HPV vaccination N= 318

From: Nurses’ and midwives’ knowledge, attitudes, and acceptance regarding human papillomavirus vaccination in Ghana: a cross-sectional study

Sociodemographic characteristics Acceptance of HPV Vaccination
No
f (%)
Yes
f (%)
Chi-square
(X2)
P-Value
Age
 20–29 134 (51.1) 17 (30.4)   
 30–39 96 (36.6) 22 (39.3)   
 40–49 23 (8.8) 6 (10.7)   
 50–59 9 (3.4) 11 (19.6) 23.746 0.001
Marital status
 Single/Never married 120 (45.8) 19 (33.9)   
 Married 119 (45.4) 24 (42.9)   
 Divorced 10 (3.8) 2 (3.6)   
 Separated 8 (3.1) 7 (12.5)   
 Widowed 5 (1.9) 4 (7.1) 14.758 0.005
Religion
 Christianity 219 (83.6) 44 (78.6)   
 Islam 39 (14.9) 10 (17.9)   
 African Traditional 4 (1.5) 2 (3.6) 1.427 0.490
Completed level of education
 * NMTC (certificate) 28 (10.7) 3 (5.4)   
 *NMTC (diploma) 134 (51.1) 19 (33.9)   
 Bachelors 93 (35.5) 25 (44.6)   
 Masters 7 (2.7) 9 (16.1) 21.692 0.001
Duration of working at Korle-bu
 Less than 1 year 81 (30.9) 11 (19.6)   
 1–5 years 101 (38.5) 17 (30.4)   
 6–10 years 56 (21.4) 18 (32.1)   
 11 years and above 24 (9.2) 10 (17.9) 8.424 0.038
  1. * Significant at the 0.05 significance level *Nursing and Midwifery Training College