남녀 대학생의 인유두종 바이러스 백신접종 실태 및 관련 요인
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- Purpose: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract and can cause of cervical cancers. The purpose of this study was to investigate HPV vaccination status and related factors among some college students.
Methods: The study subjects were 489 students conveniently sampled from S university located in Gwangju. General characteristics, HPV vaccination status, knowledge of cervical cancer and HPV infection were collected by self- administered questionnaires between Aug. 25 and Sep. 19. The collected data were analyzed by chi-square tests and multiple logistic regression analyses.
Results: Of 328 female students, 22.9% were vaccinated. But all male students (n=161) were not vaccinated. Vaccination intention of male and female students were 18.6% and 55.5%, respectively. In multiple logistic regression analysis, aOR for HPV vaccination were significantly high in female subjects with high allowance(OR=2.23 95% CI=1.13~4.42) or high knowledge score of cervical cancer(OR=1.10 95% CI=1.02~1.16). And intention of HPV vaccination were associated with school participle in a club, chronic disease, knowledge score of cervical and HPV in male students. With regard to female students, school record, family history, self-rated health, knowledge score of cervical and HPV were associated the intention of HPV vaccination.
Conclusions: HPV vaccination rate was found to be low. Prevention efforts considering these results might be helpful to increase HPV vaccination rate and reduce health risks related with HPV.
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