Table 2 : Comparison of characteristics of those who were willing versus those
who were unwilling to participate in a smart phone application based research
project.


Independent variable Pearson’s χ2 p-value Fisher’s exact test

Participants with existing health insurance 13.49 .009 .005
Comfort with HPV messages on mobile
phone
16.36 .037 .002
Perceived availability of the HPV vaccine, excluding cost as a confounder 15.31 .053 .001
Participants who previously received the
HPV vaccine
5.63 .060 .108
Use of contraception 5.63 .060 .108
Existence of a consistent sexual partner 5.63 .060 .108
Age at participant’s sexual onset 16.93 .076 .084
Comfort with an STI (HPV) mobile
application on mobile phone
13.37 .100 .023

*bold-p<.05 level
Italics–p<.10 and approaches significance at the p<.05 level.

Grimes et al.Emergency Medicine and Health Care  2013 1:4DOI : 10.7243/2052-6229-1-4