Human papillomavirus vaccination among young adult gay and bisexual men in the United States

Paul L. Reiter, Annie Laurie McRee, Mira L. Katz, Electra D. Paskett

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Abstract

Objectives: We examined human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among gay and bisexual men, a population with high rates of HPV infection and HPV-related disease. Methods: A national sample of gay and bisexual men aged 18 to 26 years (n = 428) completed online surveys in fall 2013. We identified correlates of HPV vaccination using multivariate logistic regression. Results: Overall, 13% of participants had received any doses of the HPV vaccine. About 83% who had received a health care provider recommendation for vaccination were vaccinated, compared with only 5% without a recommendation (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96-102
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Public Health
Volume105
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

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