Human papillomavirus HPV infection is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases and is incriminated in a large proportion of cervical, oral and other genital cancers.
HPV vaccination was first introduced in in women, but recently there have been debates about extending the vaccination programme to men. To measure the knowledge and awareness of human papillomavirus infection among young adults.
Subjects and method.
Human Papillomavirus Infections - Medicine Lectures - Student Education - V-Learning
The participants are medical students, selected from a larger sample, who completed an anonymous web-based survey measuring awareness and knowledge of HPV infection. The subsample contains students in the age range years old, with Overall, The awareness of HPV was similar between women Among those who had heard about HPV before, while only 4. The highest knowledge score was 18 out of 23with a median of These have important implications in prevention strategy. Increasing knowledge about the implications of HPV infection may encourage primary and secondary cervical cancer prevention programs.
HPV vaccination, cervical cancer, knowledge Rezumat Istoric. Infecţia cu papilomavirusul uman HPV este una dintre cele mai frecvente boli cu transmitere sexuală şi este incriminată pentru proporţiile mari de cancer de col uterin, oral şi de alte organe genitale.
Vaccinarea HPV a fost introdusă pentru prima dată în la femei, dar recent au existat dezbateri despre extinderea programului de vaccinare la bărbaţi. Măsurarea cunoştinţelor şi conştientizării infecţiei cu papilomavirusul uman la adulţii tineri.
Human papillomavirus infection development
Subiecţi şi metodă. Participanţii sunt studenţi la medicină, selectaţi dintr-un eşantion mai mare, care au completat un sondaj anonim pe un website, care măsoară conştientizarea şi cunoştinţele despre infecţia cu HPV. Cel mai mare scor de cunoştinţe a fost 18 din 23cu o medie de Sondajul nostru indică faptul că studenţii la medicină au cunoştinţe slabe despre HPV şi rate scăzute de vaccinare împotriva HPV. Acestea au implicaţii importante în strategia de prevenire.
Creşterea cunoştinţelor despre implicaţiile infecţiei cu HPV poate încuraja programele de prevenire a cancerului de col uterin primar şi secundar. It has been shown that this virus is responsible, at a lower but not negligible rate, for head and neck cancers 1. Both bivalent and tetravalent vaccines are considered highly effective against cervical cancer and precancerous lesions caused by HPV 16 and Both vaccines offer protection for HPV genotypes not included in the vaccine.
Through this paper, we aim to highlight for the first time the level of knowledge and attitude of the young adult in Romania for human papillomavirus infection, because the acceptance of vaccination and other preventive measures are mainly related to the level of knowledge and understanding of the risk of HPV infection.
The results will be used in prevention and information condilom endofitic for this at-risk population. The sample included the el papiloma se transmite en el embarazo of students in the age range years old, with The questionnaire was created on a digital human papillomavirus infection who is at risk provided by Google forms.
Questions have been created and responses have been validated in order to ensure a primary quality standard. Questions of interest were marked as mandatory, and some questions were labeled as conditional.
Some questions were open, so certain opinions could be freely expressed. The questionnaire evaluated the knowledge and perception of respondents about human papillomavirus human papillomavirus infection who is at risk, anti-HPV vaccination and general epidemiology knowledge.
The independent variables were age, year of study, and sex.
A total knowledge score was calculated, with a maximum of 23 points, using correct answers of responders. Each correct answer contributed equally to the final score.
Knowledge and awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV) among young adults – a cross-sectional study
At the end of the study, the online database was exported, and SPSS was used for statistical processing. Descriptive statistics were calculated, including the frequency and percentage for the categorical and average variables SD for the continuous variables.
The p value less than 0. For comparison of proportions, the Chi-square test, along with Mann-Whitney and Kruskal Wallis test were used. Results Prior to the participation in this study,