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Table 6 Reason (s) for not giving HPV vaccine by those aware of the vaccine

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

REASON Frequency
n = 132
Percent
I don’t know how to access the vaccine 123 93.2
My daughter is too young to have risk of cervical cancer 94 71.2
I am worried about the safety of the vaccine 47 35.6
I am not sure of the effectiveness of the vaccine 26 19.7
The decision would be made by the child herself 108 81.8
The vaccine is expensive 25 18.9