Human papillomavirus vaccine uptake among 18- to 26-year-old women in the United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2010.

@article{Laz2013HumanPV,
  title={Human papillomavirus vaccine uptake among 18- to 26-year-old women in the United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2010.},
  author={Tabassum Haque Laz and Mahbubur Rahman and Abbey B. Berenson},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={119 7},
  pages={1386-92}
}
BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine uptake among young adult women has been reported to be very low. The authors conducted this study to provide an update on HPV vaccine uptake among 18- to 26-year-old women. METHODS The authors used the National Health Interview Survey 2010 data to estimate HPV vaccine coverage and their correlates. RESULTS Overall, 22.7% of women initiated (≥1 dose) and 12.7% completed the vaccine (≥3 doses). Thus, about 56% of women who initiated the vaccine… CONTINUE READING
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