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267. HPV Vaccination Uptake Among 9-26 Years-Old Persons From 2006-2016 In The United States

01 Feb 2019

Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes approximately 41,000 cancers in the US annually. The US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended routine HPV vaccination at 11-12 years for females in 2006, and males in 2011; catch-up vaccination was also recommended for females through age 26 years and males through age 21 years. While there are studies of population-level HPV vaccination coverage (NIS-TEEN survey reported coverage of 72.7% and 58.6% in 17-year old females and males), there are no data on annual uptake (proportion of persons in a specific age-group vaccinated in a specific year).

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