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Table 1 Socio demographic and sexual characteristics of the respondents (Students) (n = 44)

From: Acceptability of study procedures (self-collected introital swabs, blood draws and stool sample collection) by students 10–16 years for an HPV vaccine effectiveness study: a pilot study

Variable Distribution (%)
Age (years)
 <12 5 (11.3)
 ≥12 39 (88.7)
Religion
 Catholic 24 (54.5)
 Anglican 20 (45.5)
Sexual encounter
 Yes 6 (13.6)
 No 38 (86.4)
Helminths
 Yes 5 (11.3)
 No 39 (88.7)
  1. The table shows the socio-demographics of the 44 students
  2. Most of the students were above 12 years of age. About 6/44 (13 %) self reported initiating sexual activity. They were all of unknown HIV serostatus and about 5/44 (11.3 %) had evidence of helminths infection