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Table 5 Factors associated with knowledge of human papillomavirus vaccine among parents of children aged 9–14 Years in Debre Tabor Town, 2021

From: Knowledge and willingness of parents towards child girl HPV vaccination in Debre Tabor Town, Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables Knowledge of HPV vaccine COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) p-value
Yes (N, %) No (N, %)
Sex
 Male 104 (46.4) 213 (51.5) 0.81 (0.59, 1.13) 0.80 (0.58, 1.12)  
 Female 120 (53.6) 201 (48.5) 1   
Educational status
 No formal education 72 (32.1) 104 (25.1) 1   
 Primary education 77 (34.4) 150 (36.3) 0.74 (0.49, 1.11) 0.76 (0.50, 1.15)  
 Secondary and above 75 (33.5) 160 (38.6) 0.67 (0.45, 1.01) 0.70 (0.46, 1.05)  
Occupation
 Housewife 18 (8.1) 92 (22.2) 1   0.001
 Government employees 60 (26.8) 63 (15.2) 4.86 (2.62, 9.01) 5.46 (2.42, 9.34**
 Self-employees 31 (13.8) 61 (14.7) 2.59 (1.33, 5.05) 2.57 (1.25, 5.27)
 Merchants 69 (30.8) 114 (27.5) 3.09 (1.72, 5.56) 3.10 (1.62, 5.93)
Family history of STD
 Yes 48 (21.4) 54 (13.0) 1.81 (1.18, 2.79) 1.76 (1.14, 2.72)** 0.002
 No 176 (78.6) 360 (89.0) 1  
  1. **Variables were significant at p-values of < 0.05