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Table 4 Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine uptake among study participants (n = 450)

From: Using the health belief model to assess beliefs and behaviors regarding cervical cancer screening among Saudi women: a cross-sectional observational study

Have you been vaccinated against HPV?
 Yes 4 0.9%
 No 424 94.2%
 I don’t no 22 4.9%
If the answer to the previous question was “no,” then what was the reason for not being vaccinated?
 I don’t know anything about the vaccine 410 91.1%
 Other (expensive, fear of infection as a result of this vaccination, and refusal of parents or husband) 29 6.4%
 No answer 7 1.6%
Age at vaccination for HPV
 I don’t know 258 57.3%
 18 years or less 13 2.9%
 19–26 years 58 12.9%
 27 years and more 121 26.9%
 Mean ± SD 29.943 ± 8.588  
 Range (Min. – Max.) 10–50