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Research Article

Knowledge about HPV and Screening of Cervical Cancer among Women from the Metropolitan Region of Natal, Brazil

Table 3

Frequency, distribution, and univariate associations of characteristics in relation to HPV knowledge level.

Characteristic = 706 HPV knowledge score
LowMediumHigh

Age (years) 0.000
 14–28 366 260 (71.0) 86 (23.5) 20 (5.5)
 29–38 180 125 (69.4) 42 (23.3) 13 (7.2)
 39–48 92 62 (67.4) 11 (12.0) 19 (20.7)
 49–59 68 54 (79.4) 2 (2.9) 12 (17.6)
Ethnicity 0.061
 White 337 225 (66.8) 78 (23.1) 34 (10.1)
 Nonwhite 369 276 (74.8) 63 (17.1) 30 (8.1)
Education 0.000
 Elementary school or less 262 237 (90.5) 24 (9.2) 1 (0.4)
 High school or above 444 264 (59.5)117 (26.4) 63 (14.2)
Marital status 0.006
 Single 253 174 (68.8) 64 (25.3) 15 (5.9)
 Married or accompanied 453 327 (72.2) 77 (17.0) 49 (10.8)
Household income 0.000
 Low income 557 424 (76.1) 96 (17.2) 37 (6.6)
 Middle or high income 149 77 (51.7) 45 (30.2) 27 (18.1)
Pregnancy 0.000
 No 375 263 (70.1) 96 (25.6) 16 (4.3)
 Yes 331 238 (71.9) 45 (13.6) 48 (14.5)