Correlates of intent to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus: an exploratory study of college-aged women.

@article{Crosby2007CorrelatesOI,
  title={Correlates of intent to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus: an exploratory study of college-aged women.},
  author={Richard Crosby and Nancy E Schoenberg and Claudia Hopenhayn and Greg T C Moore and William Melhan},
  journal={Sexual health},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={71-3}
}
This study identified correlates of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine acceptance among college-aged women. Data were collected by self-administered questionnaire. In multivariate analyses, women having vaginal sex (past 12 months) were nearly four times more likely to indicate acceptance (P = 0.0001). Those reporting ever having a sexually transmissible infection (STI; P = 0.03) and those indicating ever having an abnormal Pap test (P = 0.03) were more likely to indicate acceptance. Thus… CONTINUE READING