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Table 1 Distribution of girls by their demographics, socioeconomic factors and HPV vaccination (N = 6093)

From: Factors associated with HPV vaccination uptake in Uganda: a multi-level analysis

Characteristic % OF GIRLS Frequency (%)Vaccinated P-value
Age
 10 24.7 1504 19.5 0.034
 11 16.8 1023 23.4  
 12 21.7 1322 21.1  
 13 20.9 1271 23.8  
 14 16.0 973 23.3  
Region 0.010
 Kampala 3.3 203 18.2  
 Central 14.0 854 18.2  
 East 30.5 1859 22.6  
 Karamoja 5.7 349 28.9  
 North 21.9 1332 22.4  
 West 24.6 1496 20.3  
Type of residence 0.482
 Urban 17.7 1040 21.1  
 Rural 82.9 5053 22.1  
Currently attending school <  0.0001
 No 10.1 617 15.1  
 Yes 89.9 1246 22.7  
Sex of household head 0.117
 Male 66.6 4057 21.5  
 Female 33.4 2036 23.0  
Has disability 0.246
 No 97.1 5914 22.1  
 Yes 2.9 179 18.4  
Relationship to household head 0.016
 Daughter 69.6 4242 22.8  
 Other relationship 30.4 1851 20.0  
Amount of media exposure 0.447
 0 19.2 1168 21.4  
 1 51.4 1961 21.3  
  ≥ 2 29.4 2964 22.6  
Mother is in the household 0.017
 No 33.4 2036 20.2  
 Yes 66.6 4057 22.9  
Number of household members 0.028
 1–8 74.4 4532 22.7  
 9+ 25.6 1561 20.0  
Wealth index 0.243
 Poorest 24.9 1516 21.1  
 Poorer 20.4 1243 20.8  
 Middle 21.2 1290 23.7  
 Rich 33.4 2044 22.3  
Ethnicity < 0.0001
 Foreigners 0.9 55 34.6  
 Baganda 13.4 814 19.7  
 Luo 18.2 1110 21.9  
 Lugbara 4.6 281 21.4  
 Ateso 9.0 550 23.8  
 Karamajong 4.5 275 30.6  
 Banyankole 15.1 917 16.7  
 Banyoro 5.7 350 24.9  
 Basoga 6.3 384 27.3  
 Other 22.3 1357 21.9