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Table 3 Knowledge About Cervical Cancer in Relation to Overall HPV

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of cervical Cancer screening among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women participating in human papillomavirus screening in rural Zimbabwe

  Positive Negative
Age
  < 40 59 (19.7%) 239 (80.20%)
 40–50 31 (16.94%) 152 (83.06%)
  > =50 31 (16%) 162 (83.93%)
Chi-Square/P-value 1.295/ 0.523
Education
 Did not attend 31 (19.14%) 131 (80.86%)
 O′ Level 36 (20.57%) 139 (79.4%)
 A’ Level 0 (0%) 3 (100%)
 Grade 7 54 (16.16%) 280 (83.83%)
Chi-Square/P-value 1.809/ 0.613
Age of First Pregnancy
  < 15 4 (28.5%) 10 (71.43%)
 15–20 63 (17.95%) 288 (82.05%)
 20–30 39 (19.60%) 160 (80.4%)
  > =30 15 (14.29%) 95 (86.36%)
Chi-Square/P-value 2.828/ 0.418
By response to “have you heard of cervical cancer?”
 Yes 95 (17.56%) 446 (82.43%)
 No 25 (19.84%) 101 (80.15%)
Chi-Square/P-value 0.360/0.548
By response to “have you heard of HPV/human papilloma virus”
 Yes 16 (20.51%) 62 (79.49%)
 No 103 (17.46%) 487 (82.54%)
Chi-Square/P-value 0.440/0.507
Response to: “please tell me whether you agree or disagree: Cervical cancer can be prevented.”
 Yes 97 (16.78%) 481 (83.21%)
 No 7 (35%) 13 (65%)
 I don’t know 16 (22.54%) 55 (77.46%)
Chi-Square/P-value 5.50/ 0.063
Response to “Against what disease does the HPV vaccine protect?”
 Correct 8 (23%) 27 (77%)
 Incorrect 112 (18%) 513 (82%)
Chi-Square/P-value 0.543/ 0.461
Have you been Tested for HPV/Cervical cancer?
 Yes 7 (21.21%) 26 (78.78%)
 No 113 (17.74%) 523 (82.10%)
Chi-Square/P-value 0.252/0.615
Have you been diagnosed with cervical cancer?
 Yes 3 (37.50%) 5 (62.50%)
 No 117 (17.70%) 544 (82.29%)
Chi-Square/P-value 2.105/0.146
What was your age at first sexual intercourse?
  < 15 8 (34.78%) 15 (65.22%)
 15–20 58 (16.29%) 298 (83.70%)
 20–30 31 (20.31%) 123 (79.85%)
  > =30 24 (17.65%) 117 (82.90%)
Chi-Square/P-value 5.67/0.128
Have you ever used oral contraceptive pills?
 Yes 87 (18.23%) 388 (81.68%)
 No 30 (17.24%) 144 (82.75%)
Chi-Square/P-value 0.095/ 0.752
Is your husband/partner circumcised?
 Yes 8 (15.38%) 44 (84.61%)
 No 103 (18.69%) 448 (81.30%)
 I don’t know 9 (81.82%) 2 (18.18%)
Chi-Square/P-value 27.95/< 0.00001
Years on ART
  > 2 years 17 (21.5%) 60 (77.9%)
  < 2 years 104 (17.9%) 493 (85.1%)
Chi-square/p-value 0.060/0.805