Table 2

Characteristics of parents (N=42)

CharacteristicConsenting HPV vaccine (n=22)Declining HPV vaccine (n=20)
Age, mean43.7 (range 36–52)43.3 (range 37–55)
Relationship to daughter
 Mother2018
 Father22
Country of birth
 Sweden1919
 Other country3 (1 non-European)1
Highest level of education
 College/university1814
 Primary education/secondary school45
 Vocational training/education01
Civil status
 Married or cohabiting2117
 Single or other civil status13
 More than one child2119
 Have a son1615
  • HPV, human papillomavirus.