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Table 1 Distribution of gender and age of participants

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices of young people in Zimbabwe on cervical cancer and HPV, current screening methods and vaccination

Level of education Frequency Percentage (%)     
High school students
 Female 164 68.91     
 Male 74 31.09     
University students
 Female 312 60.82     
 Male 201 39.18     
High school students Age Harare Manicaland Mash. West Masvingo Midlands Total
  Frequency Percent Frequency Percent Frequency Percent Frequency Percent Frequency Percent Frequency Percent
15 22 30.99 0   6 14.29 6 13.64 17 43.59 51 21.43
16 16 22.54 0   12 28.57 7 15.91 11 28.21 46 19.33
17 18 25.35 0   12 28.57 7 15.91 4 10.26 41 17.23
18 15 21.13 21 50.00 7 16.67 11 25.00 5 12.82 59 24.79
19 0   19 45.24 4 9.52 13 29.55 2 5.13 38 15.97
20 0   1 2.38 1 2.38 0   0   2 0.84
21 0   1 2.38 0   0   0   1 0.42
Total 71 100.00 42 100.00 42 100.00 44 100.00 39 100.00 238 100.00
University students 18 5 3.82 2 3.28 0   1 0.94 1 0.85 9 1.75
19 32 24.43 19 31.15 6 6.19 3 2.83 15 12.71 75 14.62
20 32 24.43 19 31.15 24 24.74 19 17.92 33 27.97 127 24.76
21 31 23.66 8 13.11 24 24.74 22 20.75 25 21.19 110 21.44
22 15 11.45 5 8.20 19 19.59 19 17.92 22 18.64 80 15.59
23 8 6.11 4 6.56 10 10.31 20 18.87 15 12.71 57 11.11
24 8 6.11 4 6.56 14 14.43 22 20.75 7 5.93 55 10.72
Total 131 100.00 61 100.00 97 100.00> 106 100.00 118 100.00 513 100.00