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Research Article

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

Table 5

Distribution of respondents by HPV knowledge level according to the considered variables and associated odds ratio (OR) obtained by univariate logistic regression model.

CharacteristicNumber of percentage of women (%) HPV knowledge score
= 706 Low or mediumHighORCI

Age (years)
 14–28 366346 20 (5.5)1.00 Reference
 29–38 180167 13 (7.2)1.35 0.654–2.773 0.419
 39–48 92 73 19 (20.6)4.50 2.289–8.859 0.000
 49–59 68 56 12 (17.6)3.71 1.718–8.001 0.001
Education
 Elementary school or less 262261 1 (0.4)1.00 Reference
 High school or above 44438163 (14.2) 43.16 5.948–3.130 0.000
Marital status
 Single 253238 15 (5.9)1.00 Reference
 Married or accompanied 453404 49 (10.8)1.92 1.056–3.507 0.033
Household income
 Low income 557520 37 (6.6)1.00 Reference]
 Middle or high income 149122 27 (18.1)3.11 1.824–5.305 0.000
Pregnancy
 No 375359 16 (2.3)1.00 Reference]
 Yes 331283 48 (14.5)3.81 2.116–6.844 0.000