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Table 3 Univariate analysis between parent’s perception on HPV vaccination and non-compliance to vaccination, Boa Vista, Brazil, 2015

From: Factors related to non-compliance to HPV vaccination in Roraima—Brazil: a region with a high incidence of cervical cancer

Parent’s perception Yes n (%) Non-compliance to HPV vaccination
Prevalence p value Odds Ratio (95 % IC)
The quality of the vaccine offered by the government is worrying Agrees 549 (77,4 %) 24,4 % 0,003 1,78 (1,15–2,99)
Disagrees 160 (22,6 %) 14,7 %   1
The vaccine is important for my daughter’s health Agrees 691 (96,6 %) 15,7 % 0,004 0,31 (0,13–0,73)
Disagrees 24 (3,4 %) 37,5 %   1
The adverse effects of the vaccine are worrying Agrees 461 (64,9 %) 19,3 % 0,03 1,62 (1,04–2,51)
Disagrees 249 (35,0 %) 12,8 %   1
The vaccine can induce early sexual initiation in girls Agrees 137 (19,4 %) 20,4 % ns 1,40 (0,86–2,29)
Disagrees 571 (80,6 %) 16,1 %   1
The age range recommended for the vaccine is too early Agrees 226 (31,9 %) 18,5 % ns 1,17 (0,71–1,78)
Disagrees 481 (60,1 %) 14,9 %   1
The vaccine can induce unsafe sex Agrees 184 (25,9 %) 17,4 % ns 1,05 (0,67–1,83)
Disagrees 525 (74,1 %) 16,5 %   1
Parents have to talk about sex with their daughters before vaccination Agrees 664 (93,2 %) 16,1 % ns 0,72 (0,33–1,55)
Disagrees 43 (6,8 %) 20,1 %   1
The decision to vaccinate belongs to the students, not to the parents Agrees 187 (26,5 %) 15,5 % ns 0,91 (0,57–1,49)
Disagrees 518 (73,5 %) 16,8 %   1
  1. ns not significant