Table 3: HPV knowledge related to sex and sexual activity

 

 

Virgins

P value

Sexually Active

P value

Total Students

YES

NO

 

YES

NO

 

YES

NO

No

%

No

%

 

No

%

No

%

 

No

%

No

%

Male

26

20.1

103

79.9

<0.0001

70

20.3

275

79.7

<0.0001

96

20.3

378

79.7

Female

83

23.6

269

76.4

<0.0001

76

22.3

264

77.7

<0.0001

159

23.0

533

77.0

Total

109

22.7

372

77.3

-

146

21.3

539

78.7

-

255

21.9

911

78.1

 

In general, the majority (78.1%) of the participants had no knowledge of HPV. This lack of knowledge persisted irrespective of gender and sexual activity.