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Table 6 Positive attitude towards cervical cancer scores among participants

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

Attitude towards cervical cancer score Female Male Total
Total scores (out of 17) Frequency (%) Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
Attitude towards cervical cancer scores for high school students*
 0 1(0.61) 0(0) 1(0.42)
 1 4(2.44) 2(2.70) 6(2.52)
 2 36(21.95) 12(16.22) 48(20.17)
 3 13(7.93) 4(5.41) 17(7.14)
 4 4(2.44) 2(2.70) 6(2.52)
 5 7(4.27) 0(0) 7(2.94)
 6 9(5.49) 1(1.35) 10(4.20)
 7 6(3.66) 4(5.41) 10(4.20)
 8 5(3.05) 4(5.41) 9(3.78)
 9 9(5.49) 7(9.46) 16(6.72)
 10 8(4.88) 9(12.16) 17(7.14)
 11 9(5.49) 7(9.46) 16(6.72)
 12 18(10.98) 7(9.46) 25(10.50)
 13 22(13.41) 8(10.81) 30(12.61)
 14 6(3.66) 5(6.76) 11(4.62)
 15 5(3.05) 0(0) 5(2.10)
 16 2(1.22) 1(1.35) 3(1.26)
 17 0(0) 1(1.35) 1(0.42)
Total 164(100) 74(100) 238(100)
Attitude towards cervical cancer scores for university students**
 0 1(0.32) 0(0) 1(0.19)
 1 14(4.49) 9(4.48) 23(4.48)
 2 88(28.21) 51(25.37) 139(27.10)
 3 33(10.58) 25(12.44) 58(11.31)
 4 30(9.62) 16(7.96) 46(8.97)
 5 22(7.05) 15(7.46) 37(7.21)
 6 13(4.17) 9(4.48) 22(4.29)
 7 11(3.53) 7(3.48) 18(3.51)
 8 13(4.17) 6(2.99) 19(3.70)
 9 5(1.60) 4(1.99) 9(1.75)
 10 11(3.53) 4(1.99) 15(2.92)
 11 11(3.53) 14(6.97) 25(4.87)
 12 12(3.85) 9(4.48) 21(4.09)
 13 15(4.81) 9(4.48) 24(4.68)
 14 14(4.49) 9(4.48) 23(4.68)
 15 12(3.85) 5(2.49) 17(3.31)
 16 4(1.28) 6(2.99) 10(1.95)
 17 3(0.96) 3(1.49) 6(1.17)
Total 312(100) 201(100) 513(100)
  1. *Chi-2 test, Pearson: Designed-based F(1, 5) = 11.95, p = 0.018
  2. **Fisher’s exact two-tailed p-value = 0.427