Validation of Modified Questionnaire on Knowledge of Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination among Parents

Mohd Sopian, Mastura and Shaaban, Juwita and Mohd Yusoff, Siti Suhaila and Wan Mohammad, Wan Mohd Zahiruddin (2015) Validation of Modified Questionnaire on Knowledge of Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination among Parents. In: 6th International Symposium on Wellness, Healthy Life Style & Nutrition, November 25 - 27, 2015, Kelantan, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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    Abstract

    INTRODUCTION: Knowledge on Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination plays an important role in determining the acceptance of HPV vaccine for the daughters after implementation of HPV vaccine as nation immunisation program since 20101,3. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine the reliability and validity of a modified questionnaire to assess parents’ knowledge on HPV vaccination. METHODS: The study was conducted using self-administered questionnaire in January 2015 among parents of SK Pasir Putih (P). Content and face validity were performed. This questionnaire was modified from previous studies among women in Malaysia (Sami et.al 2010) and parents in Thailand (Archin et.al 2012) with 4 and 9 items respectively on knowledge of HPV infection and HPV vaccine constructs. Construct validity was assessed using factor analysis with varimax rotation while reliability was assessed using Cronbach’s alpha. Data was analysed using SPSS version 22. RESULTS: Sixty-five parents participated in this study. The final model consists of 4 and 9 items with factor loading of 0.59 – 0.78, 0.68 – 0.87, respectively on knowledge of HPV infection and knowledge of HPV vaccine constructs. The Cronbach’s alpha for each construct was 0.64, 0.80 and overall Cronbach’s alpha was 0.86. CONCLUSION: This 13 – item modified questionnaire is reliable and valid to be used for assessing knowledge on HPV vaccination among parents. Keywords: knowledge, HPV vaccine, parents

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
    Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
    Divisions: Kampus Kesihatan (Health Campus) > Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan (School of Medical Sciences) > Conference or Workshop Item
    Zoom Profil Pakar (Expert Profile) > Dr. Mastura Mohd Sopian (Advanced Medical & Dental Institute)
    Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
    Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2017 13:30
    Last Modified: 01 Nov 2017 13:30
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/37306

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