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Table 3 Knowledge about the risk factors for HPV infection

From: Reducing incidence of cervical cancer: knowledge and attitudes of caregivers in Nigerian city to human papilloma virus vaccination

What are the risk factors for HPV infection? Frequency Percent
Don’t know 89 40.3
Unprotected sex and multiple partners 20 9.0
Frequent cervical contact 1 0.5
Cancer and genital warts 15 6.8
Death 22 10.0
Promiscuity 58 26.2
Adolescence 2 0.9
Use of condom 1 0.5
Infection 2 0.9
In the womb 1 0.5
Early sex 1 0.5
Child birth 1 0.5
Stroke 1 0.5
Bleeding 1 0.5
Sickness 2 0.9
Vaginal discomfort 4 1.9
Total 221 100.0