Baseline assessment of prevalence and geographical distribution of HPV types in Chile using self-collected vaginal samples
- Prevalence of human papillomavirus infection among women presenting for cervical cancer screening in Chile, 2014-2015. Balanda, Monserrat; Quiero, Andrea; Vergara, Nicolás; Espinoza, Gloria; Martín, Héctor; Rojas, Giovanna; Ramírez, Eugenio // Medical Microbiology & Immunology;Dec2016, Vol. 205 Issue 6, p585
Cervical cancer is the fourth most common malignancy in women worldwide. In Chile, cervical cancer is the second leading cause of death among women of reproductive age, causing more than 600 deaths annually. This study was carried out to determine the burden and confirm the predominant human...
- Men's Responses to HPV Test Results: Development of a Theory-Based Survey. Daley, Ellen M.; Buhi, Eric R.; Baldwin, Julie; Ji-Hyun Lee; Vadaparampil, Susan; Abrahamsen, Martha; Vamos, Cheryl A.; Kolar, Stephanie; Chandler, Rasheeta; Anstey, Erica Hesch; Giuliano, Anna // American Journal of Health Behavior;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p728
Objective: To develop and perform psychometric testing on an instrument designed to assess cognitive/emotional responses among men receiving HPV testing. Methods Men enrolled in an HPV natural history study (N= 139) completed a computer-assisted survey instrument based on Leventhal's parallel...
- Awareness and acceptability of human papillomavirus vaccine: an application of the instrumental variables bivariate probit model. // BMC Public Health;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p31
The article discusses a study conducted to estimate the effectiveness of increased human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine awareness on the acceptability of HPV vaccination in a nationally representative sample of women. It has been stated that the study was conducted on a population-based sample...
- Seroprevalence of Human Papillomavirus Types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004. Markowitz, Lauri E.; Sternberg, Maya; Dunne, Eileen F.; McQuillan, Geraldine; Unger, Elizabeth R. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;10/1/2009, Vol. 200 Issue 7, p1059
Background. Human papillomavirus (HPV) seroprevalence data can help define the epidemiology of this common sexually transmitted pathogen. Methods. We determined the seroprevalence of HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18 (HPV types in the quadrivalent vaccine) among 4303 persons aged 14-59 years who...
- Elsewhere in the Journal. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Dec2008, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p785
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the World Health Organization World Mental Health Survey Initiative, another on the recurrent back injuries in a dynamic cohort of carpenters in the United States.
- L.A. uses new statistical method to chart health. // Nation's Health;Apr2000, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p7
Focuses on the statistical method used by Los Angeles, California public health workers to determine the city's mortality rate. Information on the Disability-Adjusted Life Years study; Significance of the method.
- Survey shows women may live longer, but not healthier than men. // Nation's Health;Aug93, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p11
Reports on the findings of a survey conducted for the Commonwealth Fund by Louis Harris and Associates. Interview of men and women; Physical and mental health; Use of health services; Barriers to care; Health habits.
- Using Publicly Available Directories to Trace Survey Nonresponders and Calculate Adjusted Response Rates. Bart J. Harvey; Annette L. Wilkins; Gillian A. Hawker; Elizabeth M. Badley; Peter C. Coyte; Richard H. Glazier; J. Ivan Williams; James G. Wright // American Journal of Epidemiology;11/15/2003, Vol. 158 Issue 10, p1007
In population-based surveys, sample lists are often out of date by the time data collection begins. Consequently, response rates, and the perceived validity of the survey, may be compromised by the unknowing inclusion of ineligible subjects. A strategy to address this issue is ascertainment of...
- Prevalence of affirmative responses to questions of food insecurity: International Polar Year Inuit Health Survey, 2007-2008. Rosol, Renata; Huet, Catherine; Wood, Michele; Lennie, Crystal; Osborne, Geraldine; Egeland, Grace M. // International Journal of Circumpolar Health;2011, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p488
Objectives. Assess the prevalence of food insecurity by region among Inuit households in the Canadian Arctic. Study design. A community-participatory, cross-sectional Inuit health survey conducted through face-to- face interviews. Methods. A quantitative household food security questionnaire was...