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Table 1 Description of the studied populations according to race

From: Knowledge about human papillomavirus and the HPV vaccine – a survey of the general population

All respondents N (%) Blacks N (%) Whites N (%) Other N (%) p-value*
  202 (100) 89 (44.5) 109 (54.5) 2 (1.0)  
Location      
Hampton, VA 76 (37.6) 68 (76.4) 7 (6.4) 1 (50.0) 0.0001
Pittsburgh, PA 126 (62.4) 21 (23.6) 102 (93.6) 1 (50.0) <0.0001
Age      
18–35 90 (45) 65 (73.9) 24 (22.4) 1 (50.0) <0.0001
36–55 63 (32) 20 (22.7) 42 (39.3) -  
56+ 45 (23) 3 (3.4) 41 (38.3) 1 (50.0)  
Gender      
Female 143 (72.2) 61 (69.3) 80 (74.8) 1 (50.0)  
Male 55 (27.8) 27 (30.7) 27 (25.2) 1 (50.0)  
Parent      
Yes 99 (49.0) 28 (32.6) 70 (64.2) 1 (50.0) 0.005
Children (average no, range) 2, 1–5 3, 1–5 2, 1–4 3 0.0001
Education level      
High school or less 16 (8) 9 (10.2) 7 (6.4) -  
Post-secondary education 184 (92) 79 (89.8) 102 (93.6) 2 (100.0)  
Annual household income      
Less than $35,000 57 (31.5) 32 (39.0) 23 (24.0) 1 (50.0)  
$25,000–$55,000 32 (17.7) 15 (18.3) 17 (17.7) -  
Greater than $55,000 92 (50.8) 35 (42.7) 56 (58.3) 1 (50.0)  
Health Insurance      
No 12 (6.0) 8 (9.0) 3 (2.8) 1 (50.0)  
Yes 189 (94.0) 81 (91.0) 106 (97.2) 1 (50.0)  
Religion      
Christian 150 (77.3) 67 (79.8) 82 (75.9) 1 (50.0)  
Other 28 (14.4) 15 (17.9) 12 (11.1) 1 (50.0)  
None 16 (8.3) 2 (2.3) 14 (13.0) -  
Marital status      
Single 96 (47.8) 67 (75.3) 27 (24.8) 1 (50.0) <0.0001
Married 77 (38.3) 13 (14.6) 63 (57.8) 1 (50.0) 0.006
Other 28 (13.9) 9 (10.1) 19 (17.4) -  
Sexually active      
No 66 (33.3) 26 (30.2) 37 (33.9)   
Yes 131 (66.2) 60 (69.8) 71 (65.1)   
  1. *p-value shown only when there is a statistically significant difference between Blacks vs. Whites; Race was not defined for 2 participants